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Real Madrid without Varane and Bale for Tottenham trip Real Madrid without Varane and Bale for Tottenham trip
- October 31, 2017

Spanish TV does interesting work analysing player reactions during the game, and during Madrid's weekend loss, they caught Marcelo arguing with Luka Modric after one of Girona's goals. The two sides played out a 1-1 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid earlier this month. And Pochettino is adamant his talent and professionalism make him worthy of such an award. (more...)
Georgia Has its Highest Ranking in AP Poll Since 2008 Georgia Has its Highest Ranking in AP Poll Since 2008
- October 31, 2017

After its 14-7 loss against the Cyclones, the Horned Frogs (7-1, 4-1) dropped to No. 12 in the coaches poll and No. 10 in the AP poll. No. 16 Auburn will host No. West Virginia is out from No. 22 after losing 50-39 to No. 11 Oklahoma State . No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Georgia are both undefeated this season. (more...)
Eagles acquire Jay Ajayi from Dolphins Eagles acquire Jay Ajayi from Dolphins
- October 31, 2017

But this season, Ajayi , a native of London, has managed just 465 yards on 138 rushes and no TDs. The Eagles had shown interest in running backs to help with their pass blocking, and reportedly reached out to the Colts regarding veteran Frank Gore on Monday before making a deal for Ajayi . (more...)
Liverpool's Dejan Lovren reveals death threat from football fan Liverpool's Dejan Lovren reveals death threat from football fan
- October 31, 2017

I just can't and won't accept that. The 28-year-old was due to start Saturday's 3-0 victory over Huddersfield Town , but was withdrawn from the lineup with injury. He's not wrong. However porous he's been at the back for Liverpool , nothing warrants such trenchant idiocy. "I don't wish one of you to have your mistakes discussed in public. (more...)
Black Caps retain Taylor for T20s against India Black Caps retain Taylor for T20s against India
- October 31, 2017

New Zealand lost the three-match ODI series against India 2-1 but will look to win the 20-over format as they are the number one team in the world and have never lost a T20 worldwide against India . That coupled with his brilliant effort in the last over to defend 15 runs helped the team seal out a close victory and that bagged them the series win as well. (more...)
Chelsea To Offer Fabregas New Contract Amid Interest From Rivals Chelsea To Offer Fabregas New Contract Amid Interest From Rivals
- October 31, 2017

The Times says Conte has 'given Fabregas assurances that he remains a key part of the squad at the Bridge, following the summer arrival of Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco. Fabregas has 18 months left on his current deal and is chasing a two-year extension. Oddly, Gary Cahill was seen being offered a 4-year contract just weeks before his 30th birthday, which might indicate the policy is somewhat flexible. (more...)
Burnley duo praise manager Sean Dyche after victory against Newcastle Burnley duo praise manager Sean Dyche after victory against Newcastle
- October 31, 2017

First things first, it's all about survival for Sean Dyche and Rafael Benitez who have both been linked with the vacant position at Everton . Sports pundit and ex-Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson predicts that Newcastle United will continue their solid start to this season's Premier League campaign by defeating Sean Dyche's Burnley 2-1 at Turf Moor on Monday evening. (more...)
Sania Mirza not so amused with Shoaib Malik's new bike! Sania Mirza not so amused with Shoaib Malik's new bike!
- October 31, 2017

Sri Lanka's T20 captain Thisara Perera said several team members had raised concerns about safety, but he was able to assure them based on his experience in playing in a three-match World XI series in Lahore last month. The kind of hospitality they got was tremendous. "Consistency is the main thing". The selection committee is giving consistent chances. The final of the T20 series was held at Gaddafi stadium in Lahore with much fanfare as global cricket returned to Pakistan after ... (more...)
England Request Permission To Wear Poppies Against Germany Next Month England Request Permission To Wear Poppies Against Germany Next Month
- October 31, 2017

Northern Ireland were fined for displaying it in their stadium as Federation Internationale de Football Association deemed it to be a political symbol . Last year, England players had the symbol sewn into their black armbands for the game against Scotland on Armistice Day and were hit with a £35,000 fine from Federation Internationale de Football Association, who had notified the FA that they would face punishment if they displayed what the governing body deemed to be "a political symbol ". (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur vs Real Madrid: how and where to watch Tottenham Hotspur vs Real Madrid: how and where to watch
- October 31, 2017

Varane was substituted at half-time during Sunday's shock 2-1 La Liga defeat at Girona. Tottenham are still sweating on the fitness of striker Harry Kane ahead of Wednesday's clash after a hamstring tweak meant he was unable to feature at Old Trafford. (more...)
Gurriel banned 5 games in 2018 for racist gesture at Darvish Gurriel banned 5 games in 2018 for racist gesture at Darvish
- October 31, 2017

Manfred decided against imposing a suspension during the World Series , which the Astros led 2-1. "There is complete unanimity-me, my office, both owners, both clubs and the MLBPA-that there is no place in our game for the behavior or any behavior like the behavior we witnessed last night", Manfred said. (more...)
Most Texans kneel during anthem after owner's comments Most Texans kneel during anthem after owner's comments
- October 31, 2017

Although they settled on taking a knee before Sunday's game, the Texans reportedly considered peeling the team logo off of their helmets, raising fists and staying in the locker room for the duration of the national anthem. Since then, McNair's apologized twice. He continued, "So, either you don't understand something that most of society understands, or you do and you're purposely misconstruing a situation for your personal or greater cause, personal benefit or greater cause". (more...)
Cooper Cronk's Classy Gesture To Mitchell Pearce Cooper Cronk's Classy Gesture To Mitchell Pearce
- October 31, 2017

Smith has played alongside the two-time Dally M medallist for club, state and country but never against the 323-game champion halfback. Cronk is treating the move to the Roosters, one of the oldest clubs in the league, as a new opportunity. (more...)
Patriots deal QB Jimmy Garoppolo to 49ers for 2018 draft pick Patriots deal QB Jimmy Garoppolo to 49ers for 2018 draft pick
- October 31, 2017

He'll now attempt to mold Garoppolo into the kind of passer that leads the 49ers into the future. Schefter reported that the Patriots and 49ers began discussing trades around Garoppolo on Monday morning and agreed to the deal by Monday night. (more...)
Rafael Nadal Assured Of Number One After Roger Federer Injury Rafael Nadal Assured Of Number One After Roger Federer Injury
- October 31, 2017

Chung broke Zverev's serve five times and saved the four break points he faced in a rout lasting less than one hour. The top-ranked Spaniard beat Chung in their only previous encounter on his way to a 10th title at the Barcelona Open in April. (more...)
Former Huskies sack king Daniel Te'o-Nesheim dead at age 30 Former Huskies sack king Daniel Te'o-Nesheim dead at age 30
- October 31, 2017

He played six games for the Eagles as a rookie but played his final three seasons for the Bucs. No further details have been released on Te'o-Nesheim's death. Te'o-Nesheim had his best season in 2012 when started 14 games and posted four sacks. Te'o-Nesheim returned to Hawaii after going unsigned, assuming an assistant coaching position at his high school alma mater. (more...)
Lewis had it easy - Alonso Lewis had it easy - Alonso
- October 31, 2017

That is the view of former British world champion Nigel Mansell. "It was very easy this year, no opponents", Alonso said. When asked by NBCSN after the race if the late battle with Hamilton was fun, Alonso said: "Not so much when you have different cars with different speed on straights!" " This year was too easy , ' the Spaniard reiterated". (more...)
Paul Casey targets Ryder Cup return with Europe in France 2018
- October 31, 2017

After earning north of $3 million in each of the past three seasons in the PGA, Casey appears ready to return to the other side of the Atlantic. He will not officially rejoin until the last week in November and plans to play his first European Tour event in Abu Dhabi next January. (more...)
Tiger Woods returning to competitive golf at Hero Challenge Tiger Woods returning to competitive golf at Hero Challenge
- October 30, 2017

The veteran golfer, 41, has not played since withdrawing from the Dubai Desert Classic back in February. "I am excited to return to competitive golf at the Hero World Challenge", Woods said in a statement. In recent weeks, Woods has posted practice videos, leading to speculation that his return was imminent. Woods also confirmed Daniel Berger received an invite in the 18-man tournament that comprises winners of 22 major championships. (more...)
'One Toyota' is now complete with opening of $80 million engineering center 'One Toyota' is now complete with opening of $80 million engineering center
- October 30, 2017

The Japanese automaker, which commands the second-biggest market share in the USA, showed off its $80 million North American engineering headquarters in Georgetown on Monday. "It's extraordinary for Kentucky", Bevin said. The building was designed with open spaces and environmentally conscious features such as solar panels, skylights, a rainwater harvesting system, and a geothermal HVAC system. (more...)
Conte insists there is more to Chelsea beyond Kante Conte insists there is more to Chelsea beyond Kante
- October 30, 2017

Commenting on the importance of Chelsea's next league clash against Manchester United, the former Juventus gaffer said the game is secondary compared to the clash against Roma . But whenever you are playing seven games in 21 days, you don't sort problems out overnight. We have to take it game by game and try to do our best in every game '. (more...)
Goldman Sachs boss tweets Brexit warning Goldman Sachs boss tweets Brexit warning
- October 30, 2017

Those 18 words made the BBC News at Ten . Alongside an aerial photograph of the building site, he tweeted: "In London". It had already begun work on a new European headquarters in London before the referendum in June 2016 and the 10-storey building is scheduled for completion in March 2019 - just as the United Kingdom is due to leave the EU. (more...)
Kansas City Chiefs Host the Denver Broncos Kansas City Chiefs Host the Denver Broncos
- October 30, 2017

If the Broncos win the " Monday Night Football" contest, they would improve to 3-1 in the division, keeping their playoffs hopes alive. Oakland now sits at the bottom of the AFC West behind the Kansas City Chiefs (5-2), Denver Broncos (3-3) and Los Angeles Chargers (3-5). (more...)
Breanna Stewart says she was sexually abused for two years during childhood Breanna Stewart says she was sexually abused for two years during childhood
- October 30, 2017

Stewart wrote that she is angry about what happened and that she won't get the time back. She never went to therapy and says she tried to forget about the abuse. "It wasn't some other life I lived at another time". Maroney is a gold-medal winning gymnast who detailed how she was sexually abused by a doctor who worked for USA Gymnastics. (more...)
Troy Deeney involved in angry bust-up with Stoke players Troy Deeney involved in angry bust-up with Stoke players
- October 30, 2017

Stoke boss Mark Hughes said after the Vicarage Road game that striker Deeney, who appeared to grab Wales worldwide Allen's face, should be punished. Premier League rules dictate that we can not show you footage of the altercation but the below picture essentially sums it up. (more...)
Confirmed Tottenham starting XI - Pochettino rings the changes Confirmed Tottenham starting XI - Pochettino rings the changes
- October 30, 2017

The Spurs star is the form striker in world soccer right now, scoring eight goals in the Premier League this season and 13 in 12 games in all competitions for Spurs this season. "The doctor and medical staff made the decision to not take the risk". It's a problem. To play more or play less, we want them available to play. It's lucky it's not a big problem but he's not going to play tomorrow. (more...)
Damien Oliver out of Melbourne Cup after losing appeal against suspension Damien Oliver out of Melbourne Cup after losing appeal against suspension
- October 30, 2017

It's the second-straight spring carnival that Oliver has received a lengthy suspension after copping the same penalty for a reckless riding charge in last year's Blue Sapphire Stakes. "He was mindful of what he was doing", Bailey said. Oliver also gave evidence to the board and said he was trying to get in a better position, closer to the rails when the incident occurred. (more...)
Bremen sack head coach Nouri Bremen sack head coach Nouri
- October 30, 2017

He has our thanks for that", Bremen chief executive Frank Baumann said in a statement. Bremen parted with Nouri and assistant Markus Feldhoff a day after Bremen lost 3-0 at home against Augsburg. The 38-year-old becomes the third Bundesliga coach to be sacked this term after Andries Jonker (Wolfsburg) and Carlo Ancelotti (Bayern Munich). (more...)
England Claim First U-17 World Title After Comeback Win Over Spain England Claim First U-17 World Title After Comeback Win Over Spain
- October 30, 2017

The 17-year-old midfielder from Stockport is perhaps the pick of the bunch in City's talent-filled academy, and is already on the fringes of Pep Guardiola's first team. The Three Lions had never gone beyond the quarter-finals in the tournament before but emulated England U20s who won their World Cup in June. That is (good) for English football. (more...)
JuJu Smith-Schuster burns Lions D on 97-yard TD JuJu Smith-Schuster burns Lions D on 97-yard TD
- October 30, 2017

Amidst all the positivity of the Pittsburgh Steelers tough 20-15 road win over the Detroit Lions there had to be a bit of tension. His 97-yard scoring catch-and-run from Ben Roethlisberger in the third quarter broke Pittsburgh out of a field-goal fest in Detroit. (more...)