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Aguero nominated for Ballon d'Or Aguero nominated for Ballon d'Or
- October 10, 2018

Specialist magazine France Football , which has awarded the prize since 1956, announced the 30 nominees for the calendar year trophy, among whom a victor will be chosen by a group of respected football journalists from around the world. The ceremony to announce the victor will take place in Paris on 3 December, when a women's award will be presented for the first time. Real Madrid midfielder Isco, Liverpool's Brazilian Roberto Firmino and Uruguay's rugged defender Diego Godin of Atletico ... (more...)
Major League Baseball announces start times for first two games of ALCS Major League Baseball announces start times for first two games of ALCS
- October 10, 2018

Game 4 is Tuesday, and the Red Sox are one win away from meeting the Houston Astros in the American League Championship Series. "How does he know what time I normally go out?" Twitter absolutely went off on Hernandez during and after the game and he was actually trending in the US after. (more...)
How fantasy owners should approach Eagles RBs after Jay Ajayi's injury How fantasy owners should approach Eagles RBs after Jay Ajayi's injury
- October 09, 2018

Ajayi was actually placed on IR with a knee injury, according to the Eagles, not the fracture in his back that he had been playing with for a couple weeks. Philadelphia acquired Ajayi in October 2017 in a trade with the Miami Dolphins. He starred for Boise State in college. Not too long after Ajayi was ruled out for the year, Howie Roseman and the Eagles front office got to work on the cap space situation. (more...)
Unai Emery happy with Arsenal's 'confident' game at Fulham Unai Emery happy with Arsenal's 'confident' game at Fulham
- October 09, 2018

They made it hard for us to play but we knew if we kept playing we would score so everyone is happy today. Both players scored a goal and had an assist off the bench - the first time in Premier League history two subs have achieved that feat in the same game for the same team. (more...)
Antonio Brown to Police, Someone Stole $80,000 and My Gun! Antonio Brown to Police, Someone Stole $80,000 and My Gun!
- October 09, 2018

Brown has not commented, CBS Pittsburgh reports . Some of the items fell within "a mere foot or two" of them and could have severely injured or possibly killed them, the suit said. Security personnel determined that the objects were thrown by Brown from the 14th floor, and security video apparently exists; the lawsuit does not indicate whether Brown appears on the video. (more...)
Enable triumphs in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe again Enable triumphs in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe again
- October 09, 2018

But John Gosden's filly was on the ropes in the last 50 yards and saved by the bell as William Haggas's Sea Of Class and James Doyle, last turning for home with two-and-a-half furlongs to run, wove their way through the field and thundered down the outside in the final furlong. (more...)
Klopp slams 'senseless' Nations League Klopp slams 'senseless' Nations League
- October 09, 2018

The Cityzens are level on points with Chelsea and Liverpool but their goal differential is better than the other two. Liverpool and City appeared reluctant to commit to all-out attack and only succeeded in canceling each other out. Since pre-season I believe I've understood the way Jurgen Klopp plays and the way the team plays. You have to go further down the table to find Manchester United in eighth place and, much like Arsenal , I do not see them as title contenders at all. (more...)
Wozniacki wins 30th title Wozniacki wins 30th title
- October 09, 2018

Wozniacki, who would have suffered her worst by ranking defeat in a final, opened the second set with a reassuring 34-3 record in previous encounters after winning the first set in 2018. "I became number one here for the first time many years ago - eight years ago", said Wozniacki. "She didn't give me any presents, it was tough", said Sevastova. (more...)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang makes confident prediction about Arsenal FC form
- October 09, 2018

After more than 10 years with Arsenal , in which he has racked up 59 goals in 338 games, Ramsey looks to be on the move, and he may yet join a Premier League rival. "The manager has given me a lot of confidence, telling me that when I get the ball to just be positive", the Nigerian global went on. " I think his career is just starting and we want to do it with him, he can do it with us, giving us and giving him the best performances at the best level ". (more...)
Hail or Fail: Redskins' Monday night misery continues against Saints Hail or Fail: Redskins' Monday night misery continues against Saints
- October 09, 2018

The New Orleans Saints' star quarterback needed just 201 passing yards Monday night against the Washington Redskins to surpass Peyton Manning's all-time record of 71,940, set in 2015. "Offensively, couldn't get started offensively, early found ourselves in a hole and were one-dimensional and still couldn't get much from that". The former UCF standout, who took advantage of veteran deep threat Ted Ginn being inactive with a knee injury, entered the game with one catch all season. (more...)
Naomi Osaka pulls out of Hong Kong Open with back injury Naomi Osaka pulls out of Hong Kong Open with back injury
- October 09, 2018

Earlier, Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation and Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko had also withdrawn from the tournament due to a schedule change and low back injury, respectively. In the first last week, she got to the Pan Pacific Open final in Tokyo. The time off allowed her body to mend and she returned to the sport in January 2015. (more...)
ALDS Game 3 Highlights: Red Sox vs. Yankees | Stadium ALDS Game 3 Highlights: Red Sox vs. Yankees | Stadium
- October 09, 2018

The New York Yankees are denying the notion that starting pitcher Luis Severino did not know the start time for Game 3 of the ALDS Monday night. I told everyone, "Get me up". "It was a special moment for me", Eovaldi said. Bill Mueller smacked a 1-1 pitch back up the middle, chasing home Roberts with the tying run. Vazquez's infield single off Severino's glove drove in the first run. (more...)
Chris Gayle to miss T20I and ODI series against India Chris Gayle to miss T20I and ODI series against India
- October 09, 2018

Players like Kieron Pollard and Darren Bravo , who have had some memorable moments in the Indian Premier League, will return to India for the limited overs series. West Indies have played one out of the two scheduled Test matches against India , and did not fare well in it. Fast bowler Alzarri Joseph, who is on the road back from a stress fracture of the back he suffered late a year ago, has been included for the ODIs pending a fitness test. (more...)
Chaser projects Alan Jones’ ad and phone number onto Sydney Opera House Chaser projects Alan Jones’ ad and phone number onto Sydney Opera House
- October 09, 2018

More than a thousand protesters chanting "save our sails" and "it's our house" gathered in front of the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday night in protest at the Racing NSW projections on the World Heritage listed building. More than 238,000 people have signed a change.org petition calling on the NSW government to reverse their decision. The NSW government held high-level meetings on Monday to discuss potential security threats, which include staff tampering with the projection. (more...)
Wolves-Heat Butler trade falls apart over weekend Wolves-Heat Butler trade falls apart over weekend
- October 09, 2018

Trade talks between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Miami Heat on Jimmy Butler reached the brink of completion before falling apart. Miami is probably going to be a playoff team this season, with or without swinging a trade for Butler. (more...)
Aaron Ramsey: Ian Wright backs Arsenal contract 'stance' on Wales misfielder
- October 09, 2018

Lacazette, however, wants to silence any chat of such an achievement and focus on doing the things which have enabled Emery to oversee such a streak. "I think we have to keep this mentality", Aubameyang told Arsenal FC's website . Both stars became the first two substitutes in the Premier League to score and assist a goal in a single game. "We have worked and knew we could go forward so everything is better now". (more...)
Why Zinedine Zidane might not want the Man Utd job Why Zinedine Zidane might not want the Man Utd job
- October 09, 2018

But agonisingly, Benitez's side couldn't hold on and will now have to wait almost two weeks before they return to action against Brighton and Hove Albion due to global break. "Old Trafford is no longer the fortress it once was". Both players are valued at around £40m, which could leave Lindelof and Bailly, who cost more than £60m combined, with uncertain futures at Old Trafford moving forward. (more...)
Yankees Bounce Back With 6-2 Game 2 Win Over Red Sox Yankees Bounce Back With 6-2 Game 2 Win Over Red Sox
- October 09, 2018

Judge started the trouble against Price with one out in the first. Tanaka had a solid year, registering a 3.75 ERA and a 1.13 WHIP to go with a 12-6 record in 156 innings pitched. He also has a 3.27 ERA at Fenway Park , although he allowed a grand slam last Saturday in Boston. "It just so happened it wasn't his day". Martinez and Benintendi each had two hits for Boston. (more...)
What Saints QB Drew Brees Told His Kids After Breaking Record What Saints QB Drew Brees Told His Kids After Breaking Record
- October 09, 2018

Manning went ahead and congratulated Brees on breaking his passing touchdowns record, too - as he's well on pace to accomplish that feat before he retires. Brees was fourth on the list heading into Monday night at 496. Brees entered the game needing 201 yards for the record. "Obviously, and I know Drew feels the same way, you never play for individual records of any sorts", Manning said in June (via the New Orleans Times-Picayune ). (more...)
5 bold predictions for Redskins vs. Saints in NFL Week 5 5 bold predictions for Redskins vs. Saints in NFL Week 5
- October 09, 2018

Drew Brees said back in 2006, Saints head coach Sean Payton took a chance on him, and he is grateful. "So to be sitting here 18 years later in striking distance.it's just kind of mind-boggling". The New Orleans Saints and Washington Redskins announced their inactives ahead of their kickoff for Monday Night Football . That set up change-of-pace QB Taysom Hill's 1-yard touchdown run that put the Saints (4-1) up 40-13. (more...)
FA to investigate allegations Jose Mourinho swore in Portuguese FA to investigate allegations Jose Mourinho swore in Portuguese
- October 09, 2018

Jose Mourinho is facing a Football Association (FA) investigation over comments he allegedly made on the touchline following Manchester United's dramatic 3-2 comeback win over Newcastle United . "(Here) I'm losing 2-0 at home in a very important match, the fans were fantastic, I'm grateful for that". We had chances in the first half to score a third goal, and chances in the second half too. (more...)
Ronaldo to start for Juventus amid rape allegation Ronaldo to start for Juventus amid rape allegation
- October 09, 2018

But a full-page advert showing Ronaldo wearing only underpants appeared in Italy's La Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper on Saturday. Police abandoned that investigation due to a lack of evidence and one woman recanting her story, according to The Mail . (more...)
After City draw, Liverpool's Klopp slams 'senseless' Nations League After City draw, Liverpool's Klopp slams 'senseless' Nations League
- October 09, 2018

The league normally starts to take shape after eight to 10 games, and when I look at the top and bottom of the table, it is not too far away from how I think it will finish in May. We made it hard for them and they made it hard for us at times. "I said that to the referee afterwards as well". It depends on your point of view, but the reality is that this was simply a day when the defenders turned up and did what they are paid to do. (more...)
Eden Hazard torn between new Chelsea contract and ‘dream’ Real Madrid move Eden Hazard torn between new Chelsea contract and ‘dream’ Real Madrid move
- October 09, 2018

However, the Belgium star later said he was happy to stay and has been in superb form this season, netting a stunning EFL Cup victor against Liverpool and leading the Premier League scoring charts with seven goals in eight appearances. (more...)
What Jose Mourinho Shouted At Tv Cameras Following United Comeback What Jose Mourinho Shouted At Tv Cameras Following United Comeback
- October 08, 2018

Mourinho was justified in feeling relieved amid a swirl of speculation about him being fired as manager during the last weekend of action for two weeks before the worldwide break. "I hope the club can back Jose with the players he wants in January, and the players he doesn't want. Many a player would have let Mourinho sink". At full time he was seen screaming at TV cameras and, according to the Daily Mail , he was spotted by fans shouting, 'fodas filhos de puta , ' or " f**k off sons of a ... (more...)
Osaka withdraws from Hong Kong Open
- October 08, 2018

The eighth seed, who stunned Serena Williams to win her maiden Grand Slam last month in NY, belatedly began finding some range. "She is such an incredible player and it was really hard to play against her here". "I didn't go too much for aces or fast serves. just tried to hit the angles and placement and that helped". The first of Wozniacki's 30 titles on the WTA Tour came in Beijing in 2010 and she did not drop a single set en route to her third championship of the season. (more...)
Riyad Mahrez's penalty miss for Manchester City against Liverpool
- October 08, 2018

The Algeria worldwide missed the penalty which would have given the Premier League champions the maximum three points against Liverpool . "Yeah [Gabriel] wanted it, I apologise". In the training session, he shoots flawless penalties. Guardiola was disappointed after his tactical plan to slow the game down to stop Liverpool's high energy press nearly worked. (more...)
Man City & Liverpool still a step ahead, says Maurizio Sarri
- October 08, 2018

The result of today's game could provide an early indicator of whom will win the title this season and the Reds are more likely to claim three points on Sunday after not losing a home game to City in the Premier League since May 2003. Klopp was equally content with the draw after emerging from a hectic fixture schedule in which Liverpool played Tottenham, PSG, Chelsea (twice), Napoli and City. (more...)
Roberto Firmino and Eden Hazard make Ballon d'Or shortlist Roberto Firmino and Eden Hazard make Ballon d'Or shortlist
- October 08, 2018

Team-mate Bale is nominated after playing a key role in that European triumph, which included two goals in the 3-1 final victory over Liverpool , while Aguero gets the nod after scoring 30 times in all competitions as City won the Premier League and EFL Cup. (more...)
Jose Mourinho: 'Marcus Rashford, Scott McTominay not ready for pressure' Jose Mourinho: 'Marcus Rashford, Scott McTominay not ready for pressure'
- October 08, 2018

United have not sounded out any candidates at present and are hoping that Mourinho can turn things around and remain until at least the end of the season. "I'm amazed by that but I don't want that", he said. This is what a football club is. "I beat Liverpool at Anfield 4-0 and I was amazed to hear the stadium singing Liverpool songs". (more...)

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