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Jim Harbaugh goes with the Woody Hayes-Malcolm X-Michael Douglas look Jim Harbaugh goes with the Woody Hayes-Malcolm X-Michael Douglas look
- October 26, 2016

There is also a tremendous amount of pressure on MI this year as they continue a season-long build to what could be an epic showdown with Ohio State in late November. Worth rushed for a career-high 201 yards and three touchdowns, and the Midshipmen put on a dazzling display of ball control in a 42-28 victory Saturday. (more...)
Cleveland Indians Hosts Chicago Cubs In Game 1 of World Series Cleveland Indians Hosts Chicago Cubs In Game 1 of World Series
- October 26, 2016

Others who picked up with the post and ran with it say they have checked several online sources for Mission Viejo High's 1993 yearbook, and all include a Michael Lee photo with that passage. "He posted the photo of his prediction on August 8th". "Mike called it first". "World Champions. You heard it here first". " In the future, the population is so high and schools too full that some students are sent to the past via time machine to get their education ". (more...)
Marquez on pole for Australian MotoGP Marquez on pole for Australian MotoGP
- October 25, 2016

Britain's Cal Crutchlow has won the Australian Grand Prix while newly crowned world champion Marc Marquez crashed out on Sunday. Earning sixth was Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Jorge Lorenzo, the five-time World Champion followed by Octo Pramac Yakhnich Ducati's Scott Redding and Monster Yamaha Tech 3's Bradley Smith. (more...)
Philip Rivers: It was huge to win a close game late
- October 25, 2016

After Rivers connected with Gordon on a 5-yard touchdown pass to close the score to 30-27, Denzel Perryman intercepted a deep Ryan attempt for Jones to give San Diego the ball at their own 35-yard line with 3:32 left in the game. The Packers (4-2) are coming off a 26-10 victory over the Chicago Bears while the Falcons (4-3) suffered a disappointing 33-30 loss vs. the San Diego Chargers in overtime. (more...)
Orgeron has 25th-ranked LSU on roll Orgeron has 25th-ranked LSU on roll
- October 25, 2016

However, Ole Miss has not won in Baton Rouge since 2008 and is facing a LSU team riding a wave of momentum and new energy since Orgeron was promoted to the top spot. Heavy's Pick: LSU 27 Ole Miss 24. The Rebels are also third in the SEC in scoring with almost 40 points a game. In his absence, back-up running back Derrius Guice had a few break-out performances. (more...)
Joe Launchbury: I am ready to answer England's injury crisis Joe Launchbury: I am ready to answer England's injury crisis
- October 25, 2016

It will rule him out of England's games against South Africa, Fiji, Argentina and Australia, and is a huge blow for club and country. George Kruis faces a battle to be fit for England's upcoming Tests after the Saracens lock underwent minor ankle surgery. (more...)
India win toss, opt to bowl first in Mohali
- October 24, 2016

Jadhav got 3 for 29 off his 5 overs, accounting for Williamson, Latham and Corey Anderson. Inbetween, Ross Taylor dropped Kohli - when he was on only six - off Henry in the 5th over and it proved to be a vital moment in the match. But Neesham and Henry kept the game alive with their partnership. Manish Pandey will also be under the microscope in the third ODI. "If you don't dismiss this man over here (Kohli), it probably doesn't matter how many you get", Williamson said. (more...)
Overall-clad Iowa fan has fun dancing during Wisconsin game
- October 23, 2016

But that's not all that will be at stake in the game. The Badgers outgained the Hawkeyes a year ago 320-221, but two Wisconsin turnovers led directly to all 10 of Iowa's points. An afternoon upset against the Badgers would be huge for the team in a whole bunch of ways, and this game seems to be a flawless setting for it. The Hawkeyes' latest victories came against Minnesota and Purdue, though, and so it is hard to gauge just how much Iowa improved the past two weeks. (more...)
Keys to debut in WTA Finals Keys to debut in WTA Finals
- October 23, 2016

French Open champion Garbine Muguruza arrives under an injury cloud but the Spaniard played well enough here previous year to suggest she could challenge, while Romania's Simona Halep made the Singapore final in 2014 so can also not be discounted. (more...)
Mane, Coutinho score for Liverpool in 2-1 win over West Brom
- October 23, 2016

West Brom kept hanging on and got their reward when Gareth McAuley was left alone and eventually got on the end of a ball played in from a corner to volley past Loris Karius. "There are no easy one, two, three situations where he could have scored". I have no idea who is ready for Tuesday, but I could not think about this. (more...)
Hamilton on more solid footing for US GP
- October 23, 2016

Hamilton , who is without a victory since July's German Grand Prix, had to settle for fourth after his best lap on the quickest, super-soft tyre compound in the closing moments of the one-hour session, was botched by a slow-running Sauber. "That was really poor timing, guys", said a frustrated Hamilton over the team radio. The German, a victor of nine races this year, can afford to finish second on three occasions, and third at one grand prix, to end Hamilton's run of consecutive ... (more...)
Rodgers throws 3 TD passes, Packers beat Bears 26-10
- October 22, 2016

Bears quarterback Brian Hoyer, making his fifth consecutive start in place of Jay Cutler (thumb), sustained a broken left arm in the second quarter. "I don't think anybody's proud of what we've done so far", tight end Zach Miller said. All we can be certain of is that Hoyer's time as the starting quarterback here is over, and that it's nearly definitely Cutler's job when he returns. (more...)
Jets To Name Geno Smith Starting QB, Bench Ryan Fitzpatrick Jets To Name Geno Smith Starting QB, Bench Ryan Fitzpatrick
- October 22, 2016

On Monday Night Football against the Arizona Cardinals, Fitzpatrick was benched after throwing an interception in the fourth quarter and failing to score any offensive touchdowns. "In a boat. With Ryan Fitzpatrick ", Marshall said at the time. Baltimore hopes to have starting cornerback Jimmy Smith back in the lineup after he sustained a concussion last week against the Giants. (more...)
Rockets sweep Pelicans in China games with 116-104 win
- October 22, 2016

Defense continues to be a problem for the Pelicans in the preseason. The 6-foot-10 power forward made just one of five shots and scored two points before leaving the game. Pelicans guard E'Twaun Moore also left the game in the first half with a right heel injury and was not expected to return. The No. 1 pick in the 2012 draft has never played more than 68 games in any pro season and missed 21 games in 2015-16. (more...)
Pasquali's Pix: Two SEC games could be altered by Hurricane Matthew
- October 21, 2016

LSU's game at Florida is scheduled for noon Saturday, while Georgia's contest at SC is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. And driving into Columbia, South Carolina, was a breeze Saturday evening. "We did not want to be in the position of having anything to do with displacing evacuees", McGarity said. For South Carolina evacuation routes visit scemd.org or visit the South Carolina Office of the Governor's website here . (more...)
Community walks together for Breast Cancer Awareness month
- October 21, 2016

Runners and walkers alike donned pink in support, many of whom were survivors of breast cancer themselves. As you may know, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month . More than 16,000 CT residents came together on Sunday, October 16th in Hartford, Litchfield, New Haven, and Westport for the American Cancer Society walk. (more...)
Bumgarner pitches a 4-hit Shutout to advance to the NLDS Bumgarner pitches a 4-hit Shutout to advance to the NLDS
- October 20, 2016

Bumgarner threw just seven pitches in each of this first three innings, and that allowed him to stay strong and complete the shutout. Bumgarner closes out an incredible complete game, throwing 109 pitches total and giving the Giants the win against the Mets, 3-0. (more...)
Powell at the Park: NLCS Game 4 Notebook Powell at the Park: NLCS Game 4 Notebook
- October 20, 2016

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been the underdog pretty much all season. And they were also riding their mythological "even-year magic". Situations like the one taking place right now in the National League Championship Series are the ones that Joe Maddon was made for. (more...)
LEADING OFF: Washington seeks 1st series win since Senators LEADING OFF: Washington seeks 1st series win since Senators
- October 20, 2016

It marked the first time the Dodgers launched a postseason pinch-hit home run since Orlando Hudson hit one in the 2009 National League Championship Series. The Dodgers found themselves in a three-run hole and turned to their newest teammate for help in the fifth inning. "If Mother Nature wanted to keep it in the yard, then I guess she would have", the 2015 NL MVP said, "but the baseball gods overran her, I guess". (more...)
Quick analysis of Wisconsin's 30-23 overtime loss to Ohio State
- October 20, 2016

IL 24, RUTGERS 7: Kendrick Foster scored two touchdowns, and Darius Mosely returned an interception 75 yards for a touchdown as IL snapped a four-game losing streak with a victory at Piscataway, N.J. This can partly be explained with the defense's time on the field. As they happened, Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst said he thought his team missed a key chance to bury Ohio State. (more...)
Cowboys keep rolling behind rookies Prescott, Elliott
- October 19, 2016

Timing may have been off on a couple other throws."I felt my movement was good tonight", Rodgers said . There are a lot of media outlets that have notices the Packers offensive struggles. "But we've got to improve". "Another one to start up".Prescott was once again sensational, taking advantage of a weakened Packers secondary. After an impressive road win in Green Bay, it's getting harder to deny Dak Prescott an opportunity to be the Cowboys starting quarterback. (more...)
Prescott throw for 3 scores, Cowboys beat Packers 30-16 Prescott throw for 3 scores, Cowboys beat Packers 30-16
- October 19, 2016

The Packers have zero time to lick their wounds and not much time to heal their wounds as they get set to host the bears on Thursday night. "Just been a little bit off", Rodgers said . Rodgers was also responsible for a lost fumble in the red zone and an interception. But, if he keeps winning and playing as well as he has been, why would they pull Prescott from the line-up? McCarthy also confirmed that CB Sam Shields (concussion) would not play this week, missing his fifth straight ... (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino puts faith in Eric Dier for central defensive role
- October 19, 2016

While Alderweireld's prognosis is not too serious - he could return as soon as the weekend - Eric Dier is likely to have to play in the centre of defence. Leverkusen's Lars Bender stops Tottenham's Son Heung-min. Tuesday will be a stern test for Tottenham no matter who Pochettino chooses for his starting XI, but expect Spurs to field a strong side. (more...)
No. 10 Wisconsin can focus now on Big Ten West, needs help
- October 19, 2016

In the passing game, Meyer said the Buckeyes are "working hard". With about 20,000 more people there, the decibel level may exceed that of Camp Randall Stadium, where the Buckeyes' defense silenced the crowd with a game-ending sack of Badgers quarterback Alex Hornibrook in overtime Saturday night to win 30-23. (more...)
Maroons Raise $3171 On Breast Cancer Awareness Night Maroons Raise $3171 On Breast Cancer Awareness Night
- October 19, 2016

The foundation commits 100% of its fundraising dollars to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation® and has donated almost half a million dollars thus far. Doctor Amy Litchfield of California Coastal Dermatology located in Mission Viejo said, " Breast cancer is when cells in the breast begin to grow uncontrollably". (more...)
Champions League: Ranieri issues Vardy backing Champions League: Ranieri issues Vardy backing
- October 19, 2016

Try not to be too jealous of those of us who'll be there. Riyad Mahrez scored the victor, with his third Champions League goal, and Ranieri claimed it justified his decision to rest his PFA Player of the Year for the league defeat at Chelsea on Saturday. (more...)
Cuadrado strikes as 10-man Juve sink Lyon
- October 19, 2016

As a result, Sevilla would be in sole possession of the top Group H with seven points and Juventus and Lyon would have five and four points, respectively. The second half started with the flare and intensity the first half had ended on. With Alexandre Lacazette, now the second highest scorer in Ligue this season with six goals behind PSG's Edison Cavani, then they have every chance of a great underdog victory. (more...)
Real Madrid vs Legia - Betting predictions Real Madrid vs Legia - Betting predictions
- October 19, 2016

Given Legia, the first Polish qualifier to this stage in 20 years, has already conceded eight goals in its first two group games, anything other than a Real avalanche would be a surprise. The Polish side lost 6-0 to Borussia Dortmund last month in their opening match of the competition, but the disappointment of defeat was compounded by the disgraceful scenes at the Polish Army Stadium. (more...)
Blue Jays searching for answers after offence remains cold in ALCS
- October 19, 2016

No, no real complaints about the umpiring here, but rather the presentation of a dream scenario that turned out to be anything but. There were two main questions coming into the night: could Trevor Bauer, the Cleveland starter, manage to stay in the game with a pinky finger on his throwing hand that had been gruesomely injured in an accident on Friday morning? Enter the stingy Cleveland relievers, who pitched the Indians to a Division Series sweep of Boston and have them on the verge ... (more...)
Champions League: Enrique expecting tough Pep test Champions League: Enrique expecting tough Pep test
- October 19, 2016

Spanish media reports ahead of the blockbuster fixture claimed Guardiola attempted to coax some of Barca's leading lights to Manchester, including Messi, Luis Suarez, Sergio Busquets and Andres Iniesta. If you lose two points against the fourth (seeded team) in your group you are forced to wait until the last matchday to progress to the next round. Barca's current manager Luis Enrique said: "We have already said how hard this game is going to be, not only because of the quality and high ... (more...)
Governor signs bill clearing way for National Football League stadium in Vegas Governor signs bill clearing way for National Football League stadium in Vegas
- October 18, 2016

Based on the six-to-nine month timeline, May seems like the likelier scenario. Last week he finally came out and said what everybody already knew, announcing via Raiders press release that Las Vegas "will serve as a proud new home for the entire Raider Nation". (more...)
Javier Mascherano officially signs new Barcelona deal until 2019
- October 18, 2016

FC Barcelona have announced the contract extensions of two of their superstars. However, last week the Catalans announced the signing would be going ahead asap, and have now confirmed the deal in an official statement. Since moving from Santos to Catalonia in 2013, Neymar has scored 90 goals in all competitions. The midfielder, who also plays in defence, has won 17 trophies with Barcelona , including four La Liga titles and two Champions League crowns. (more...)
National Football League 2016 Week 6: Carolina Panthers @ New Orleans Saints preview
- October 17, 2016

Newton has struggled this season, but playing New Orleans could prove to be a flawless elixir. The Saints hosts Carolina on Sunday and New Orleans receiver Willie Snead took notice when Atlanta passed for 481 yards against the Panthers , with the Falcons' Julio Jones gaining 300 yards on his own. (more...)
Kershaw gets save, LA tops Nats 4-3 to win NLDS
- October 16, 2016

The Los Angeles Dodgers play the Washington Nationals in the deciding Game 5 of their National League Division Series on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, at Nationals Park in Washington , D.C. "It's only fitting for Clayton to get the last out right there", Roberts said of his ace. "It nearly worked. I mean, we had action there all the way till the last out". (more...)
Cubs to start Lester in NLCS Game 1 Cubs to start Lester in NLCS Game 1
- October 16, 2016

Nevertheless, until that staggering ninth inning at AT&T Park on Tuesday night - in which Chicago overturned a 5-2 deficit while San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy used five different pitchers to face the Cubs' first five batters - you had to wonder whether they were just going to collapse again. (more...)