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Jose Fernandez died from crash impact, not drowning Jose Fernandez died from crash impact, not drowning
- September 26, 2016

They were not identified pending notification of family members. Manager Don Mattingly and president of baseball operations Michael Hill flanked Samson and unsuccessfully fought back tears. The boat was traveling full speed and was demolished. "At this hard time, our prayers are with his mother, grandmother, family and friends". Two years later, he won National League Rookie of the Year after posting a 2.19 ERA in 28 starts for the Marlins. (more...)
North Dakota State at Iowa North Dakota State at Iowa
- September 26, 2016

Stick had 124 yards passing and a touchdown for the Bison (3-0), who also snapped Iowa's nine-game home winning streak. The Bison, who have won five straight national titles in the Football Championship Subdivision, are legit. NO. 16 GEORGIA 28, MISSOURI 27 - At Columbia, Mo., Jacob Eason threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Isaiah McKenzie on fourth down with 1:31 seconds to play to lift Georgia past Missouri in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams. (more...)
Vikings place RB Peterson on injured reserve Vikings place RB Peterson on injured reserve
- September 26, 2016

Garoppolo had been pegged as the starter until Brady is allowed to return in Week 5, but he suffered a Grade 2 AC joint sprain in the team's Week 2 win over the Miami Dolphins. If the Vikings' defense continues to play like that, Peterson might remain active on twitter talking trash to doubters after Minnesota wins. Good teams are versatile and take what the defense gives them. (more...)
CBS analyst Bart Scott: Carson Wentz is 'fool's gold'
- September 26, 2016

They're on the road against a hot 2-0 team, who is coming off of a nationally televised game. Still, there is reason for optimism. You see him throwing balls away and not trying to make too many insane throws down the field, and using his legs when needed. (more...)
Dominant Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-1 in English Premier League Dominant Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-1 in English Premier League
- September 25, 2016

Captain Jordan Henderson scored a stunning winning goal as Liverpool ended Antonio Conte's unbeaten record as Chelsea manager with an impressive 2-1 victory at Stamford Bridge on Friday. "I repeat, when you finish the season in 10th place, something unusual is there". In the first half it was not that intense. "We just have to do it every week, every three days". (more...)
North America beats Sweden in OT, needs help to advance
- September 25, 2016

Nathan MacKinnon scored a brilliant overtime goal in the World Cup of Hockey to lift North America to a 4-3 win over Sweden, who advanced to the semi-finals despite the loss. Executive vice president of programming and scheduling Burke Magnus called the Americans' disappointing showing "a lost opportunity". As Canadian coach Mike Babcock said Thursday, no doubt Ryan Getzlaf 's line is up next. (more...)
UCL: Monaco beat Tottenham in Group E opener at Wembley Stadium UCL: Monaco beat Tottenham in Group E opener at Wembley Stadium
- September 25, 2016

They only had two shots. Spurs did get one back via a Toby Alderweireld header but it wasn't enough as they got off to a poor start in their Champions League campaign. The decision to play at Wembley was forced on the club as their historic White Hart Lane stadium, soon to make way for a new ground next door, has a reduced capacity of around 31,000. (more...)
Rooney's place at risk as United toil
- September 25, 2016

Ander Herrera has recorded footage of the Manchester United team bus, dropping a potential hint at Jose Mourinho's line-up for their clash with Northampton. Despite equal scrutiny from supporters, Mourinho said it was a different case with them and that he understood the fans' feelings. The Premier League is a very tough league this season, and it is especially tough for Manchester United when you look a few hundred yards away to where City are based at Carrington. (more...)
Alabama RB Harris helped off field (1:13) Alabama RB Harris helped off field (1:13)
- September 25, 2016

True freshman quarterback, Jalen Hurts , has quickly become Alabama's leader on offense. A quick comeback, which began late in the first half, propelled the Tide to a victory. Barnett finished 4-of-7 passing for 55 yards, including a 34-yard touchdown to tight end O.J. Defensively, Alabama football is yielding 19.7 points per game against the opposing team. (more...)
Bournemouth vs Everton prediction: betting preview with bet365 odds and our tips
- September 25, 2016

Victory would have given Ronald Koeman's Everton - knocked out of the League Cup by Norwich City - their best start to a league season since 1969, when they finished the campaign as champions. The hosts finally got their reward midway through the first half as Stanislas picked the ball up just over 20 yards out and his swerving effort was too good for Toffees keeper Maarten Stekelenburg. (more...)
Middlesbrough 1 Tottenham 2: Son shines for Spurs
- September 25, 2016

As Middlesbrough took on Tottenham, there appeared to be a case of mistaken identity concerning Spurs' first-half goalscorer Son Heung-min. The Cherries have won just two of their last 13 Premier League matches (W2 D2 L9) and during this run they have only scored more than a single goal on one occasion. (more...)
Edinson Cavani blames self for draw with Gunners
- September 24, 2016

But in the end it was a point apiece as Giroud and Verratti were dismissed in stoppage time for an unsavoury off-the-ball incident. Arsene Wenger is taking an unnecessary risk by rotating his goalkeepers. Asked if Ospina would only feature in Europe, Wenger replied: "I'll not answer that question". The English side managed to draw 1-1 with the Ligue 1 champions on Tuesday night, but both teams ended the game with 10 men on the field. (more...)
Yahoo! Inc. Data Breach: What Was Stolen and When
- September 24, 2016

Both companies have been forced to contact subscribers asking them to change their passwords following the attack. Yahoo has also invalidated unencrypted security questions and answers so they can not be used to access an account. But how do you know the email is legit, and not a spoof from another cybercriminal pumping you for information? "That one breach can lead to more breaches", says Matthew Wright of it can lead to spam and phishing campaigns and that's where the real ... (more...)
Arsene Wenger Gives Update on Ramsey & Giroud
- September 24, 2016

Wenger has held onto his position despite a relative lack of success in the last decade, with Arsenal having failed to win the title since 2004 and having only ended a nine-year trophy drought with an FA Cup triumph in 2014. "I know they tried to delete 16 years of my career", Mourinho moaned. Yet Conte is adamant Arsenal would regret allowing Wenger to be hounded out of the Emirates Stadium because his value to the club can't be measured only in results on the field. (more...)
Froome belts Vuelta field to set up a Stage 20 showdown
- September 24, 2016

Spain's Jonathan Castroviejo, fourth at the Olympic Games, was the only rider to finish within one minute of Froome's time, ending 44 seconds off the pace. Froome will have known the time trial provided his best chance to make inroads into Quintana's previously healthy lead in the battle for the red jersey. (more...)
Dustin Johnson takes 1-shot lead at Tour Championship Dustin Johnson takes 1-shot lead at Tour Championship
- September 24, 2016

Hideki Matsuyama of Japan ran off three straight birdies early in his round and finished with a birdie on the par-5 18th - the nines have been switched at East Lake - for a 66, while Kevin Chappell joined them with a bogey-free round. His Ryder Cup teammate Jordan Spieth is still in the mix after an opening round of 2-under 68 which leaves the young Texan in a share of 7th position. (more...)
JB Holmes named as captain's pick to the USA Ryder Cup team JB Holmes named as captain's pick to the USA Ryder Cup team
- September 23, 2016

Many choices who would be great on the US team. Regardless, if the 12 were already decided and Watson didn't make that cut, then it only mattered if the nine-time PGA Tour victor managed to play his way onto the team on points. "So just really excited to get back in the Ryder Cup format and get out there and play". "I can't wan to make amends [for losing to Europe at Medinah in 2012] as try to bring the Cup home". (more...)
Kinsler's helmet knocked off by pitch, Tigers top Indians
- September 22, 2016

Although Bauer struggled against Detroit - a loss that reduced Cleveland's lead over the Tigers to seven games - he's not feeling any extra responsibility. "But we're going to prepare guys for the postseason, and if we get in, we'll go from there". RAYS 5, ORIOLES 2: Evan Longoria homered, tripled and scored three runs to help Tampa Bay win at Baltimore, blunting the Orioles' playoff push. (more...)
Martin Truex Jr. Wins Yet Another One for Toyota
- September 22, 2016

In a late-afternoon teleconference on Wednesday, NASCAR Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Development Officer Steve O'Donnell talked about the decision to not penalize the drivers and teams, and explained procedures going forward. "We also saw this as a potential situation that we could see repeating itself for the next nine races of the Chase going forward". O'Donnell said he feels the industry believes the Truex and Johnson infractions were minor in nature. (more...)
EFL Cup: Payet spares West Ham's blushes with injury-time wonder strike EFL Cup: Payet spares West Ham's blushes with injury-time wonder strike
- September 22, 2016

Bubbles at London Stadium before a 2016 West Ham match. Inside the first three minutes they had strung together a neat passing move from one side of the London Stadium pitch to the other which ended with Jordan Clark teeing up captain Seamus Conneely, but his 20-yard shot was held by a diving Darren Randolph. (more...)
Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-1 in Permier League
- September 21, 2016

The German, of course, likes his teams to play a particular style of football which means he is in search of a striker that will suit the system he requires and can provide the goals needed to help achieve his plans for the club. "We need to learn how we can manage the game with power and 100 per cent concentration", he told Sky Sports . "Those cups are important and we want to win a trophy this season". (more...)
UFC star Miesha Tate saves girl with broken arm while hiking UFC star Miesha Tate saves girl with broken arm while hiking
- September 21, 2016

The former bantamweight champion was hiking through Mary Jane Falls, about 40 miles west of Las Vegas, when she came across Kai near the highest point of the trek. Abalos told KTVU Fox 2 that they later learned that Kai fractured her arms in two places. Mt. Charleston Fire District Captain Chris Culver said Tuesday that authorities weren't notified of the injury because no 911 calls or formal reports of the incident were made, but that it's not unusual for people with non-life ... (more...)
Canelo Alvarez Knocks Out Liam Smith in 9th Round Canelo Alvarez Knocks Out Liam Smith in 9th Round
- September 21, 2016

Saul Canelo Alvarez is insisting he will still face Gennady GGG Golovkin and won't have a problem getting to 160lbs. "He's a very strong fighter and he likes to engage and that's what I like because it guarantees the fans a great fight". Alvarez continued to pound the game Smith to the body and head in the eighth round of what had become a big-time mismatch. Diego de la Hoya (16-0, 9 KOs) beat Luis Orlando del Valle (22-3, 16 KOs) via unanimous decision in a ten-round junior ... (more...)
Titans edge out Lions to win 16-15 Titans edge out Lions to win 16-15
- September 21, 2016

The Detroit Lions were flagged 17 times in their 16-15 loss to Tennessee on Sunday. Overall, Mariota was solid during the day - by our Net Expected Points (NEP) metric, Mariota's 0.18 Passing NEP per drop back was just 17th among quarterbacks in Week 2 - but he could not have been more ideal on the game-winning drive. (more...)
Williams, Murray, del Potro seek to book spots in US Open SF
- September 21, 2016

After all, Murray's extended discussions with Cicak and another official about the unusual episode came during a stretch in which he dropped 12 of 14 points. "To be honest, I don't care at what time it came". "It was too exciting on the court, but I tried to stay calm", Nishikori said in an on-court interview. (more...)
Guardiola urges City fans to embrace Champions League
- September 21, 2016

Come Saturday, Pep Guardiola 's side welcomes Eddie Howe 's Bournemouth to the Etihad Stadium (Watch live, 10 a.m. ET, on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com) with an eye toward a fifth straight victory to open their 2016-17 Premier League campaign. (more...)
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
- September 21, 2016

According to the Associated Press , Robert Offer, an attorney for Jolie Pitt , said that the decision to divorce was made "for the health of the family". About a year later, the couple adopted Pax, a 3-year-old from Vietnam. Angelina has stated in court papers that she is happy to allow visitation rights. (more...)
Giants' high-priced defense needs to slow down Saints' Brees
- September 20, 2016

The Giants also failed to register a sack, an interception or a fumble last week, however unlike their opponent this weekend, the Giants were able to hold Dallas to 328 yards and 19 points, both of which found them in or near the top 10 on defense after week 1. (more...)
In 1 week, fortunes of Cardinals, Buccaneers flip
- September 20, 2016

With the game on the road , I would suggest caution in starting Winston due to Arizona likely to come hard after him early and often. They haven't been able to beat good teams since 2010, though. He saw just four targets and had one catch for 8 yards. Anthony Lynn will have his hands full against a good Cardinal defensive unit. "When you look around the league, that's sort of how the NFL is", coach Dirk Koetter said Monday. (more...)
QBs the Patriots could target after Jimmy Garoppolo's injury
- September 20, 2016

Instead, a shoulder injury forced Garoppolo to leave Sunday's game in the first half, passing the baton to Brissett. In short, the Pats won with a third-string quarterback playing for 35 minutes. Another line of thinking is that while it's a longshot, Jimmy Garoppolo could still potentially dress for the game as a No. 2 emergency option Thursday and possibly run a limited portion of the offense if needed. (more...)
Tim Tebow signs minor league contract with New York Mets
- September 20, 2016

He belted three homers during his batting practice including one that was over 400 feet long. "There is going to be a little need for instruction and development. As to how far he might get, who really knows. The opportunity alone for the Mets to plaster their brand everywhere as Tebow generates national attention for his baseball pursuit will be worthwhile to the team. (more...)
Champions LeagueLionel Messi inspires Barcelona win
- September 19, 2016

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers was disappointed with his side's 7-0 Champions League defeat to Barcelona, but believes they can learn lessons from the loss and become stronger. The defeat leaves Celtic bottom of Group C, with Manchester City still to play Borussia Monchengladbach after their match was called off because of heavy rain. (more...)
Anti-Lochte protesters disrupt 'Dancing with the Stars' Anti-Lochte protesters disrupt 'Dancing with the Stars'
- September 19, 2016

Lochte joined the cast of Dancing With The Stars following Rio 2016, where he picked up another gold medal - and an image problem after he lied about being robbed at gunpoint . He also spoke out about how the incident has influenced the way he feels about the ABC reality TV show. Host Tom Bergeron can be heard saying, "All right". (more...)
Ryan Lochte Heckled During DWTS Debut Ryan Lochte Heckled During DWTS Debut
- September 19, 2016

The men reportedly stormed the stage in protest of Lochte's story about an alleged gunpoint mugging in Rio during the Olympic Games, which turned out not to be true. Lochte was shaken, saying he was "a little hurt". The high angle shoot reveals one of the protesters being tackled to the ground by security moments before host Tom Bergeron improvised and tossed to a commercial break. (more...)
Claudio ranieri urges leicester to move on from champions league triumph Claudio ranieri urges leicester to move on from champions league triumph
- September 19, 2016

Admittedly, Club Brugge, who Manchester United easily dispatched of in the Champions League qualifying rounds last term, are not exactly elite competition, but Leicester performed admirably on what was another venture into unchartered territory for the club. (more...)