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Granada Hills brush fires jam up traffic on the 118 Freeway Granada Hills brush fires jam up traffic on the 118 Freeway
- October 25, 2017

The fire was burning near Hayvenhurst Avenue along the freeway's westbound lanes, with reports of 30-foot flames shooting above the sound wall, according to the California Highway Patrol . In Lake View Terrace, two acres of grass and brush burned in the Hansen Dam Recreation Area between the dam and the golf course, authorities said. (more...)
Star Jones announces engagement to longtime beau Ricardo Lugo
- October 25, 2017

Last July, the two made their first appearance together at the 8th Annual Children's Museum of the East End Family Affair. She added, "I'm happy and that's all anybody outside of my family needs to know". Alas, the marriage wasn't meant to be, and Jones and Reynolds announced in March 2008 that they were divorcing. "The bells of happiness are ringing right now", she wrote to accompany a picture of herself flashing a sparkly ring. (more...)
Browns LT, NFL Ironman Joe Thomas may be out for season Browns LT, NFL Ironman Joe Thomas may be out for season
- October 25, 2017

He has just 10 receptions for 128 yards and a touchdown. Cleveland Browns quarterback DeShone Kizer has backtracked and offered an apology to the team for being a distraction due to the attention he's received for his late-night partying, according to ESPN reporter Pat McManamon . (more...)
We've let him down - Keane backs Koeman after Arsenal capitulation We've let him down - Keane backs Koeman after Arsenal capitulation
- October 25, 2017

I am not like that. The creative star has been accused of going missing of late and has fought against newspaper rumours and contract disputes this season - not to mention injury issues as well, but a goal and an all round brilliant performance against the struggling Toffees seemed to put the doubters on the back burner - at least for now. (more...)
Real Murcia 0-3 Barcelona Real Murcia 0-3 Barcelona
- October 25, 2017

The 22-year-old, drafted into the side after impressing for Gerard Lopez's B team, fired home the goal of the game after Paco Alcacer and Gerard Deulofeu had put the holders in control at the Nueva Condomina. The Blaugrana never looked back in the second half. With the second leg taking place at the Camp Nou, Barcelona can be expected to rotate heavily for this match, potentially setting up the opportunity for Murcia to get a shock upset of some form and force Barcelona to play a bit ... (more...)
With Bailey Out, Cowboys Sign Kicker Mike Nugent With Bailey Out, Cowboys Sign Kicker Mike Nugent
- October 25, 2017

The Cowboys play at Washington Sunday. Executive vice president Stephen Jones said in an interview on 105.3 The Fan Monday that Bailey's status "could be more than one week at a time", but his absence is not expected to be longterm. The Cowboys reportedly evaluated at least three other kickers after Bailey was injured Sunday: Jason Myers , Sam Irwin Hill and Younghoe Koo . Last year in Cincinnati, the 35-year old made 23-of-29 field goal attempts (79 percent) with a long of 47 yards. (more...)
United States soccer star Megan Rapinoe calls Federation Internationale de Football Association 'old, male and stale' United States soccer star Megan Rapinoe calls Federation Internationale de Football Association 'old, male and stale'
- October 25, 2017

Rapinoe, 33, told BBC Sport that the inclusion of rising star Castellanos on the Best Awards shortlist was patronising to the women's game. But FIFA counter that Rapinoe simply did not understand the voting procedure, pointing out that it did not choose any of the nominees or the winners of the awards and that this was the responsibility of an worldwide jury comprising coaches, team captains, journalists and fans. (more...)
Carson Wentz honors local boy who passed away from cancer
- October 25, 2017

His one wish, his mother said, was to thank Wentz for the video he had sent. An upcoming segment of "SC Featured" recalls Kusters' emotional visit with Wentz and the Eagles in late May. The quarterback reminded Kusters that he was praying for him and told WPVI that at that moment, he knew it was "something that I would never forget". (more...)
Rugby League World Cup Rugby League World Cup
- October 25, 2017

The dual-code global was in the England team that lost to New Zealand in the semi-finals four years ago and was captain of the side that, despite having home advantage, failed to reach the final of the 2016 Four Nations Series. The boys are relaxed. We've prepared really well. Coming from a union that was in meltdown less than six years ago following the acrimonious fallout from the 2011 Rugby World Cup, it also reflects the more settled atmosphere at Twickenham, with the 2015 World Cup ... (more...)
Wenger delighted to see Ozil and Sanchez on fire for Gunners Wenger delighted to see Ozil and Sanchez on fire for Gunners
- October 25, 2017

Lacazette started alongside Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez who both made the scoresheet in Arsenal's 5-2 win over Everton on Sunday. The victory over Everton left Wenger's men in fifth place in the table and nine points behind leaders Manchester City after nine games of the new campaign. (more...)
Sixers rookie Markelle Fultz had fluid drained from shoulder Sixers rookie Markelle Fultz had fluid drained from shoulder
- October 24, 2017

ESPN reports that "no decision has been made for Fultz to miss games". " From a basketball perspective, it's been encouraging to see that Markelle can get any shot he wants during the games, but he has been unable to shoot the ball ". ESPN's Adrian Wojnarkowski reported that Fultz had fluid drained from his right shoulder. The 76ers will likely turn toward the combination of T.J. (more...)
Bishoo spins West Indies to win over Zimbabwe
- October 24, 2017

Chase just needs the last two Windies batsmen to stick around long enough for him to reach three figures after Devendra Bishoo's dismissal for a handy 44 down the order brought the third day to a close. The partnership between Masakadza and Mire capped an excellent session for Zimbabwe, which began with captain Graeme Cremer bowling Kemar Roach with the first ball of the day. (more...)
Have the Houston Astros Ever Won the World Series? Have the Houston Astros Ever Won the World Series?
- October 24, 2017

The 2017 World Series will begin on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium when the Houston Astros travel to Los Angeles for Game 1 . The Astros are aiming for their first World Series championship. Houston Astros players practice at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on October 23. While the Astros were road warriors in the regular season, the Dodgers dominated at home, posting an MLB-best 57-24 record, and are 9-1 in their past 10 games at Dodger Stadium including a flawless 4-0 postseason record, ... (more...)
A's Bruce Maxwell says he was denied service by pro-Trump waiter A's Bruce Maxwell says he was denied service by pro-Trump waiter
- October 24, 2017

Maxwell, whose father was in the Army, told TMZ Sports that he was refused service by a pro-President Trump waiter in Alabama. "He was like, 'You're the guy that took the knee?" Maxwell says he was getting lunch with a councilman when the waiter who was originally assigned to their table said he would not serve them because of Maxwell's decision to show solidarity with National Football League players protesting police brutality and racial injustice after Donald Trump called players ... (more...)
Kiwi Hadleigh Parkes set to play for Wales Kiwi Hadleigh Parkes set to play for Wales
- October 24, 2017

It is a notable promotion for Parkes, who played Super Rugby for the Blues, South Africa's Kings and the Hurricanes in successive seasons before leaving for Welsh club Scarlets in late 2014. Warren Gatland has left Jamie Roberts and Scott Williams out of his Wales squad as he conducts significant surgery on his midfield before the autumn internationals. (more...)
Premier League Scraps Talks on Cash Split in Blow to Elite Clubs Premier League Scraps Talks on Cash Split in Blow to Elite Clubs
- October 24, 2017

The Premier League's so-called big six has been forced to accept defeat in their battle for a bigger share of £1bn of overseas TV revenue. Six clubs - Manchester United , Chelsea , Manchester City , Arsenal , Liverpool and Tottenham - are believed to want a larger proportion of income generated from the sale of television rights to overseas broadcasters. (more...)
Carragher picks his ideal candidate to replace Koeman at Everton Carragher picks his ideal candidate to replace Koeman at Everton
- October 24, 2017

That can take time and with the Lancashire side possibly unlikely to let their boss leave quite so easily, it could be a time-consuming process for the Everton decision makers. "I think Everton will move quickly, whichever direction they're going to go in". On the other hand, we don't know how he would adapt to the players at a club like Everton , the style of play demanded by supporters and the expectation levels. (more...)
Anne Frank passage to be read before matches Anne Frank passage to be read before matches
- October 24, 2017

The only team to have beaten reigning champions Juventus in the league this season, Lazio are fourth in Serie A just ahead of Roma , who they will meet in the Roman derby on November 18. "The overwhelming majority of Lazio fans share this position. Everyone has the right to practice their religion and the Jewish community is part of our country". (more...)
Miami Dolphins release cornerback Byron Maxwell Miami Dolphins release cornerback Byron Maxwell
- October 24, 2017

The Dolphins have made Maxwell inactive for the past four weeks, a clear indication he was not in the good graces of Miami's coaching staff. The former sixth-round pick of out Clemson was part of the 2013 Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl team, spending the first four seasons of his career with the organization. (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott gets another week, at least Ezekiel Elliott gets another week, at least
- October 24, 2017

First, during last week's TRO hearing before Judge Paul Crotty (Judge Failla was on vacation), National Football League attorney Dan Nash pointed out that Judge Failla "just two months ago. Elliott's temporary restraining order allows him to play Sunday, but expires after 14 days. They are now 3-3 on the season, but it's a good sign not to have fallen into a trap game on the road against a winless team. (more...)
National Basketball Association hands Warriors' Stephen Curry $50000 fine for mouthpiece incident National Basketball Association hands Warriors' Stephen Curry $50000 fine for mouthpiece incident
- October 24, 2017

The veteran guard Harris made his first trip to American Airlines Center after the death of his 38-year-old brother. Team-mate Andre Iguodala was fined $15,000 for verbally abusing a game official in the same incident. "Again, it was a dumb thing to do". The Warriors point guard said he simply wanted to "lift his spirits as best as he can". Draymond Green appears to have fallen in the latter camp, saying of the play "When you get on the basketball court. (more...)
Assistant Sarachan To Coach US Team At Portugal Friendly Assistant Sarachan To Coach US Team At Portugal Friendly
- October 24, 2017

Magalhaes Pessoa (2:45 pm ET; FS1, Univision). U.S. Soccer did not indicate that Sarachan will continue coaching the team past the Portugal match as it goes in search of a head coach to take over the program. There is still no timetable on when the federation will hire Arena's successor, but sources tell Goal that, at the very least, a hire won't be made until after the upcoming U.S. (more...)
Joel Embiid: Andre Drummond 'doesn't play any defense' Joel Embiid: Andre Drummond 'doesn't play any defense'
- October 24, 2017

Looking to get an edge, he watched game film of Drummond before the game. Expect him to see minutes in the mid-to-high 20's again versus Andre Drummond and the Pistons tonight. He can trash talk you, make you look silly, and you still kinda want to be pals with him. Drummond, whose sometimes lackadaisical defense has been the subject of criticism in the past, finished with 14 points, 14 boards and four steals. (more...)
Thomas Tuchel open to an approach from Everton over managerial vacancy Thomas Tuchel open to an approach from Everton over managerial vacancy
- October 24, 2017

However, the Daily Mail are reporting that the overwhelming favourite to take the job is Burnley manager Sean Dyche . Sky Sports News understands Unsworth is the preferred candidate of chairman Bill Kenwright and also has the support of a significant number of senior players - he was also in caretaker charge previous year when Roberto Martinez left the club. (more...)
Eagles OT Jason Peters carted off with leg injury vs. Washington Eagles OT Jason Peters carted off with leg injury vs. Washington
- October 24, 2017

Peters, the Eagles' 35-year-old Pro Bowl left tackle and leader, suffered a knee injury. For Peters, who was not in the locker room following the win, the knee injury that he suffered in the third quarter required him to be carted off of the field in a leg brace. (more...)
1 hopes alive after three-hour WTA Finals epic v Jelena Ostapenko 1 hopes alive after three-hour WTA Finals epic v Jelena Ostapenko
- October 24, 2017

The only ones longer were a 3 hour and 29 minute match between Agnieszka Radwanska and Sara Errani in Turkey in 2012, and an encounter between Caroline Wozniacki and Maria Sharapova here in 2014 that lasted 3 hours and 14 minutes. In the 10th game of the set, Williams had a match point on Ostapenko's serve but the Latvian saved it before holding her serve to level the set at five-all. (more...)
Real Madrid president Florentino breaks silence over Kane plans Real Madrid president Florentino breaks silence over Kane plans
- October 24, 2017

But speaking on Spanish radio show El Partidazo on Cadena COPE , Perez dismissed those claims insisting they are happy with current forward Karim Benzema . But Perez added that he has excellent relations with Levy after Madrid signed both Luka Modric and Gareth Bale from Spurs in recent seasons. "It's insane that we did it back-to-back - that never happened before, so this is very good and very hard to defend this title". (more...)
Falcons re-signing Sean Weatherspoon
- October 24, 2017

The news comes on the heels of the news that rookie linebacker Duke Riley is headed for surgery to fix a meniscus tear in his knee. The 29-year-old, who played his collegiate football at the University of Missouri, was originally selected by Atlanta in the first round (19th pick overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. (more...)
Faf du Plessis injury might see him miss Zimbabwe 'Test' Faf du Plessis injury might see him miss Zimbabwe 'Test'
- October 24, 2017

In Du Plessis' absence, JP Duminy will assume the role of captain, while all-rounder Dwaine Pretorius has been added to the squad . Du Plessis went to hospital for scans, and was kept overnight. Du Plessis, who was on 91 not out, suddenly pulled up while running between the wickets in the third one-day global against Bangladesh at Buffalo Park in East London on Sunday. (more...)
Firangi trailer: Kapil Sharma's fight for truth begins Firangi trailer: Kapil Sharma's fight for truth begins
- October 24, 2017

Kapil Sharma , who made his Bollywood debut with Kis Kis Ko Pyaar Karoon (2015), has been shooting for Firangi for more than six months now. Of course there are portions of humour and innocence which he brings onscreen but overall the trailer is a pleasing watch and we are happy to see his new avatar. (more...)