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Atherton: "Not Possible to Overstate" Significance of Alonso for Daytona
- October 27, 2017

Shortly after extending his contract with the McLaren Formula 1 team, Fernando Alonso has confirmed he will compete in the 24 Hours of Daytona in January. "Maybe there are some other possibilities to prepare for Le Mans a little bit better than I prepared for the Indy 500", Alonso said. The only driver to have achieved the feat is Graham Hill, the Briton who completed the set by winning Le Mans in 1972. (more...)
LeBron James wants to shoot 80 percent from the charity stripe LeBron James wants to shoot 80 percent from the charity stripe
- October 27, 2017

It is a small sample size, but James is hopeful he can keep it up. And he says it all the time when he's shooting, 'Think strong, strong, strong.' His hand is real strong on the ball and his form is more compact than it's ever been before and I think that he's a worker, man. (more...)
Injury sidelines Stanford RB Bryce Love Injury sidelines Stanford RB Bryce Love
- October 27, 2017

Oregon State's offense didn't put up a ton of points, scoring two touchdowns in the second and third quarters, but it was enough to give them the edge over a struggling Stanford offense early on. Despite coming up five yards short, Lauina was pretty excited. Sophomores Trevor Speights (10 carries, 62 yards) and Dorian Maddox (12 carries, 37 yards) could also see increased use. (more...)
KSP searching for suspects in homicide investigation in Grayson County, Ky KSP searching for suspects in homicide investigation in Grayson County, Ky
- October 27, 2017

Investigators are on the scene at Morgantown Road, in Caneyville. KSP Post Commander Matt Johnson located the vehicle that the men were suspected to be in at Ponderosa Trailer Park in Elizabethtown. He died of at least one gunshot wound. The Ohio County Sheriff's Department says Robert Carter was found in Hardin County and is now in custody. Police were notified around 10:00 a.m. (more...)
Kentucky judge who refused to hear same-sex adoption cases resigns Kentucky judge who refused to hear same-sex adoption cases resigns
- October 27, 2017

Matt Bevin. Nance requested that any attorney filing a motion on behalf of a "homosexual party" notify the court so that he could recuse himself. Civil rights advocates had urged Nance's ouster after he declared that "under no circumstance" would a child's adoption by same-sex couples be in the youngster's best interest. (more...)
Nikola Mirotic Prefers To Remain With Bulls Nikola Mirotic Prefers To Remain With Bulls
- October 27, 2017

The Chicago Bulls avoid their first 0-4 start since 2007-08, and are now 1-3 this season. Kent Bazemore scored 16 points and Mike Muscala added 14. Marco Belinelli led Atlanta with 23 points. The only issue now is the Bulls can't trade him till January 19th (AEDT). "You've got to respect Britney", he said. Ilyasova got hurt during Sunday's 116-104 loss at Brooklyn. (more...)
Blake Shinn relishing Cox Plate challenge Blake Shinn relishing Cox Plate challenge
- October 27, 2017

A smaller field than the usual 12 nominations will run in this year's Cox Plate , thanks in no small part to the dominant mare Winx , who start as a $1.15 favourite, the third shortest in the history of the race only behind Phar Lap. "This is racing and nothing is certain". "So that to me would suggest she's very well. every check that we're looking for has been ideal". "He'll be aware of lightweight chances, horses drawn to his inside, horses that do race up on the pace and horses that ... (more...)
Stamkos, Kucherov lead Lightning past Red Wings 3-2 Stamkos, Kucherov lead Lightning past Red Wings 3-2
- October 27, 2017

They have collected points in nine-straight games, equaling their longest point streak since winning nine in a row from February 18 through March 5, 2016. The previous season that teammates had a season-opening point streak of 11 or more games was 1992-93 when Buffalo's Dave Andreychuk and Pat LaFontaine, Kevin Stevens, Ron Francis and Mario Lemieux from Pittsburgh, and Boston's Joe Juneau and Dmitri Kvartalnov all accomplished the feat. (more...)
NRL Release Statement On The Match Fixing Investigation
- October 27, 2017

It's created to protect reputations the integrity of investigations and there is no way we can provide that to the NRL". "All I can provide to the NRL is themes, what we learn out of the evidence and what we can do to stop this happening again". (more...)
Bills Give Anquan Boldin Permission To Seek Trade Bills Give Anquan Boldin Permission To Seek Trade
- October 27, 2017

He apparently has no intentions of returning to Buffalo, however, as Bills' general manager Brandon Beane has given Boldin's agent permission to explore trade options for the wideout. Boldin is tough, productive and universally regarded as a great leader in the locker room. "In a letter obtained by ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Bills granted Tom Condon, agent for the 14-year veteran of the National Football League, permission to speak with other teams 'for the sole goal of discussing a trade ... (more...)
Kiko Alonso knocks Joe Flacco out of game Kiko Alonso knocks Joe Flacco out of game
- October 27, 2017

Flacco scrambled 9 yards to the Miami 11. Alonso was hit with an unnecessary roughness penalty, but was not ejected from the game. Ravens offensive lineman Ryan Jensen quickly went after Alonso after the hit and skirmish between the two teams erupted. (more...)
JJ Watt reveals plans for Hurricane Harvey funds JJ Watt reveals plans for Hurricane Harvey funds
- October 27, 2017

He has a goal of rebuilding and restoring devastated homes, restoring childcare centers and after-school programs, providing food to those in need, and providing professional medical services, including physical and mental health services. Watt added his thanks, writing, "I have said it many times over the course of the past few months, but it bears repeating again: The most hard times seem to bring out the best in humanity". (more...)
Former FSU RB pledge James Cook commits to Georgia Former FSU RB pledge James Cook commits to Georgia
- October 27, 2017

Cook continues the long line of nationally recruited running backs out of Miami Central with a list that includes Willis McGahee, Najeh Davenport, Dalvin Cook , Devonta Freeman and Joseph Yearby . White and Cook figure to complement each other well at Georgia. While Georgia's 2018 recruiting class started slow it has certainly turned into one of the nation's best. (more...)
Roger Federer breezes through in home tournament in Basel
- October 27, 2017

Federer faced no break points and finished off the contest with a forehand victor before being given yet another standing ovation by the adoring crowd packed inside the arena. "But after all of my wrist problems, this is good for me". The top seed, eyeing a seventh title of the year after his Shanghai Masters triumph, put on another show for his adoring fans to ease into the quarter-finals with a 6-1 6-3 win. (more...)
Astros manager AJ Hinch involved in bar fight, report says Astros manager AJ Hinch involved in bar fight, report says
- October 27, 2017

Hinch, but police declined to confirm the involvement of any individuals. Hinch was reportedly having drinks at the hotel bar after the Astros' 3-1 Game 1 loss when some fans entered the bar and heckled Hinch. The Pasadena police department told TMZ it responded to a call from the hotel, and the incident involved Astros "team management". The altercation might have been the spark Hinch needed - the Astros rallied Wednesday night to defeat the Dodgers 7-6 in Game 2. (more...)
Premier League In Focus - Manchester United vs Tottenham Preview Premier League In Focus - Manchester United vs Tottenham Preview
- October 27, 2017

Kane missed Spurs' shock 3-2 defeat to West Ham in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday. "The second half was not the same and it is hard to accept". However, the European champions were unable to get the better of Kane's Spurs in a 1-1 Champions League draw at the Santiago Bernabeu last week. (more...)
Wentz tosses 4 TDs, Eagles beat Redskins Wentz tosses 4 TDs, Eagles beat Redskins
- October 27, 2017

They need other players to perform as well. The Eagles have the best record in the National Football League at 6-1, but they'll have to go the rest of the way without several of their most crucial pieces and most-respected leaders. It came while a motorized cart hauled the nine-time Pro Bowler off to the locker room early in the third quarter with a knee injury that was severe enough to keep him out for the rest of the game. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: 'Eddie Nketiah will get chances in Arsenal first team' Arsene Wenger: 'Eddie Nketiah will get chances in Arsenal first team'
- October 27, 2017

The England worldwide has been linked with an exit from Arsenal in recent times, with former club Southampton reportedly keen on re-signing him in January. It's kind of worrying seeing academy lads shaming performances of players like Walcott on 140k a week and I continue to wonder why we didn't take 30 million for him when Everton wanted him? He can play on the flanks without any problem because he has pace, he's an intelligent boy and I think he needs to add that little bit of extra ... (more...)
Seven suspended Florida Gators offered pre-trial diversion in fraud case Seven suspended Florida Gators offered pre-trial diversion in fraud case
- October 26, 2017

If the players meet the requirements laid out by the State Attorney's Office, the felony charges recommended by the University of Florida Police Department on September 25 will be dismissed. Florida head coach Jim McElwain released a statement on the legal developments Thursday afternoon. Callaway and company are facing felony credit card charges and have been out on indefinite suspension for the entirety of the current campaign. (more...)
Warriors' Curry, Iguodala fined for incident at Memphis Warriors' Curry, Iguodala fined for incident at Memphis
- October 26, 2017

On Wednesday night (Thursday IST), against the Raptors , they did so again. He more than quadrupled that total against the Warriors . Starter Jonas Valanciunas and backup Lucas Nogueira were both out with ankle sprains, forcing coach Dwane Casey to get creative. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez: My advice to Arsenal rising star Reiss Nelson Alexis Sanchez: My advice to Arsenal rising star Reiss Nelson
- October 26, 2017

He came close to joining Manchester City on deadline day, but the deal collapsed right at the death when Arsenal couldn't find a replacement. And though Arsenal star Alexis recognises the teenager has some way to go until he reaches his true potential, the Chile global believes he is moving in the right direction. (more...)
Gardner and Judge named 2017 Gold Glove finalists
- October 26, 2017

Ozuna's fellow finalists are Colorado's Gerardo Parra and Cincinnati's Adam Duvall. "I think if I would've limited some of those errors early [in the year], it probably would've been a no-contest for me for the Gold Glove". Should he win, Perez would become the first AL catcher to win as many as five-straight Rawlings Gold Gloves since Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez was honored 10-straight years (1992-2001) and the second Royal to win five or more in a row at any position, joining Frank White ... (more...)
Kyrie Irving Concerned About Bucks' 'MECCA' Court Kyrie Irving Concerned About Bucks' 'MECCA' Court
- October 26, 2017

The contest will take place in the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, formerly known as the MECCA, and will take place on a replica of the famous court the Bucks played on from 1977-1988. "That's why we practiced today here so we can get used to it, but I love it". I know that this is a pretty older court, looks like it's fresh painted as well. (more...)
Conneaut baby murder suspect spotted at a Sheetz in Pittsburgh Conneaut baby murder suspect spotted at a Sheetz in Pittsburgh
- October 26, 2017

KDKA-TV has learned that state police are searching for Joshua Gurto , 37, in the North Hills of Pittsburgh . When he entered the Sheetz store near Red Mud Hollow Road he was wearing a camouflage jacket, black trousers and a black baseball hat. (more...)
Mihajlovic: non conta nulla conoscere Anna Frank
- October 26, 2017

Ci manca la bava alla bocca, qualcosa si è inceppato. Un Toro anche sfortunato, certo (due traverse colpite) e battuto da una Fiorentina passata in vantaggio con il più classico dei gol degli ex, quello di Benassi nel primo tempo. Mai le posizioni di presidente e allenatore sono state così distanti, nei quindici mesi di gestione granata dell'allenatore serbo. Dopo una domanda su Belotti , mi è stato chiesto di Anna Frank . (more...)
Liverpool & Newcastle Consider Move for Legendary Goalkeeper as Porto Exit Looms
- October 26, 2017

Former goalkeeper Americo Lopes (now 84), who represented FC Porto in as many as 192 games besides earning 15 caps for Portugal, received the 'Career Award'. Casillas now plays for Porto , but reports have emerged this week that his current side are looking to sell the 36-year-old in order to meet FIFA's Financial Fair Play regulations. (more...)
Dan Quinn coming 'home' when Falcons face Jets at MetLife Dan Quinn coming 'home' when Falcons face Jets at MetLife
- October 26, 2017

We're about to enter week 8 of the #Nfl Season, and we are starting to find out which teams are elite and which ones are not. The following season, the franchise moved its headquarters to Florham Park, New Jersey - just down the road from the Morristown native's home. (more...)
Verstappen unchanged on view over Austin penalty, but regrets comments Verstappen unchanged on view over Austin penalty, but regrets comments
- October 26, 2017

With the circuit being located at an elevation of 2,285 m (7,500 ft); the thin air causes difficulties for both the drivers and their cars, this is something that the Red Bull Racing driver is all too aware of. I could have used a few different words, but I still think the decision is not correct". "But I was angry at that time because I think it was not correct, and I said all the reasons why it was not correct". (more...)
Allergan PLC. (AGN) Given a $251.00 Price Target at Deutsche Bank AG
- October 26, 2017

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 82.04% of the company's stock. Morgan Stanley cut shares of Allergan PLC. from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating and reduced their price target for the company from $284.00 to $228.00 in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. (more...)
Cubs Pluck Chili Davis, Brian Butterfield From Red Sox's Coaching Staff Cubs Pluck Chili Davis, Brian Butterfield From Red Sox's Coaching Staff
- October 26, 2017

Today, we received confirmation. He was also a hitting coach with the Oakland A's after a successful Major League Baseball career. Butterfield, who has a reputation as a great infield instructor, became Boston's third base coach before the 2013 season when the Red Sox hired John Farrell as their manager. (more...)