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Draymond Green on Warriors being villain: 'Who cares?' Draymond Green on Warriors being villain: 'Who cares?'
- October 05, 2016

Despite being the two time reigning MVP, Stephen Curry is now the fourth highest paid player on the Golden State Warriors . But there are a number of places that will be giving them a hard time. The Warriors captivated fans with their up-tempo style of play, and succeeded by combining their potent offense with stifling defense. The Warriors this season, at least on paper, suffer from none of the downsides of these teams. (more...)
Sharapova's doping ban cut to 15 months
- October 05, 2016

With the reduced suspension, Sharapova will be eligible to return to the tennis court in April 2017-after that year's Australian Open but in time for the next Grand Slam tournament, the French Open . Russia's Maria Sharapova will learn whether her appeal has succeeded on Wednesday. On 9 June 2016, Ms Sharapova filed an appeal at the CAS against the Independent Tribunal's decision , arguing that she did not take Mildronate to enhance her performance and that her period of ineligibility ... (more...)
Golf legends travel to Pennsylvania to remember Arnold Palmer
- October 05, 2016

On Tuesday, the basilica - with a portrait of Palmer on an easel, his golf bag next to it up front - was crowded with family and friends, as well as what longtime friend Charlie Mechem called "the elite battalion of Arnie's Army", scores of former players such as Lee Trevino, Nick Faldo , Tom Watson and Nancy Lopez, along with approximately 100 current players, including Bubba Watson and U.S. (more...)
Celtic Must Repeat Level In Manchester City Game, Bhoys Goalkeeper Urges Celtic Must Repeat Level In Manchester City Game, Bhoys Goalkeeper Urges
- October 04, 2016

It looked like City would add to their goal tally only for Celtic to put in a fearless performance towards the end of the game to ensure that points were split between the two teams. That will give them confidence going forward". Celtic - thrashed 7-0 by Barcelona in its first group game - pressed high and forced errors in possession from City, whose defense was shambolic at times without rested John Stones and injured captain Vincent Kompany. (more...)
Men detained for stripping down to Jalur Gemilang underwear at F1
- October 04, 2016

He said the men had bought the briefs bearing the Malaysian flag in Australia. The nine men bared briefs sporting the Malaysian flag after Australian Daniel Ricciardo took out the Sepang Formula 1 Grand Prix. Underwear themed on Malaysia's national flag, which is called the Jalur Gemilang , was available to be purchased online for $55 from an Australian swimwear label before the race meeting. (more...)
Beckham, Norman annoyed at NFL's pregame lecture to them
- October 03, 2016

Even more than any team-vs. -team matchup, the showdown we most looked forward to in Week 3 was Odell Beckham Jr . vs. Josh Norman. Instead they were stuck at the 20, and two plays later, Eli Manning threw an interception. While some will focus on the Beckham-Norman rematch, the real question coming out of this game is what to make of the Giants. "They pulled me off to the side and said, "We are not going to make a mockery of the game", Norman said". (more...)
Broncos QB Siemian leaves game with left shoulder injury Broncos QB Siemian leaves game with left shoulder injury
- October 03, 2016

Twitter is indeed streaming a number of games, but only Thursday night games, and not all of them . The Broncos are off to a 4-0 start. Siemien threw a touchdown pass to Demaryius Thomas, capitalizing on Aqib Talib's interception and 25-yard return to the Bucs 11 on Tampa Bay's opening possession. (more...)
Yasiel Puig gifts Madison Bumgarner signed '#DONTLOOKATME' T-shirt Yasiel Puig gifts Madison Bumgarner signed '#DONTLOOKATME' T-shirt
- October 03, 2016

Bumgarner threw out Puig at first in the bottom of the seventh, and the two then had words, which then got physical, and the benches cleared. Though he hit two batters, the left-hander allowed only one hit in seven scoreless innings, a harmless double by Puig. (more...)
Josh Norman fined $48620 for hit against the Giants Josh Norman fined $48620 for hit against the Giants
- October 03, 2016

For now, here are the questions that I presented to Ed, and his responses. "We're going to play our game", Giants coach Ben McAdoo said. However, the Giants think highly of Perkins - so highly that they kept him and released Andre Williams in training camp. (more...)
2nd Test: India lead by 339 runs against NZ 2nd Test: India lead by 339 runs against NZ
- October 03, 2016

Indian No 6 Rohit Sharma made a classy 82 on day three of the secondd test against New Zealand in Kolkata . The touring side claimed three wickets in the first session and four in the third but the Indian duo forged a 141-run partnership for the fourth wicket to leave the match evenly poised. (more...)
Jose Mourinho: Stoke draw was Man Utd's best performance this season
- October 03, 2016

Manchester United had the most unfortunate match ever, allowing them to draw 1-1 with Stoke . Manchester United blew down Stoke's shaky house several times over at Old Trafford on Sunday, yet somehow Mark Hughes' side held the foundations together to claim an unlikely and valuable point. (more...)
Hoyer leads way as Bears beat Lions for 1st win
- October 03, 2016

On the defense, Detroit is yielding 28.3 points and 379.0 yards per game against the opponents. "Obviously you'd like to have more and we haven't been able to get as many as we'd like", Lions head coach Jim Caldwell said. Quinn said this offseason after retaining Caldwell that his coach didn't have a magic win total to reach to be secure. "Too little, too late", Caldwell said. (more...)
Dez Bryant is a habitual team meeting skipper, and Cowboys don't care Dez Bryant is a habitual team meeting skipper, and Cowboys don't care
- October 03, 2016

The Dallas Cowboys take on the San Francisco 49ers in one of the NFL Games on Sunday, start time at 4:25 PM ET, at Levi's Stadium. During that time, in the early 90s especially, the National Football League seemingly scheduled the Cowboys and 49ers every season. (more...)
Lewis loses 5th straight in playoff tuneup, Rays top Rangers
- October 02, 2016

Odorizzi got the offensive support he'd need in the third inning when the Rays took advantage of an error to score four unearned runs off Lewis. Colby Lewis feels ready for the playoffs, even though the Texas right-hander is taking a five-game losing streak into the post-season. (more...)
Notre Dame, Michigan State set for showdown Notre Dame, Michigan State set for showdown
- October 02, 2016

Came down here and thought we needed to win on toughness. Throw in three personal fouls, and the Spartans gave away a lot of yards in a game they were expected to win handily. Senior cornerback Cole Luke saw it, measured it, and was in flawless position to intercept in the end zone to stem the tide. He showed a command of the offense , made the throws that he had to, and moved the ball. (more...)
India falter as Kiwi bowlers strike crucial blows India falter as Kiwi bowlers strike crucial blows
- October 02, 2016

FoW: 1-42, 2-154, 3-167, 4-185, 5-209, 6-261, 7-262, 8-273, 9-277. Left-arm spinner Michael Santner, who removed the in-form KL Rahul before lunch, got rid of Pujara while Neil Wagner saw the back of Indian captain Kohli. "Obviously, we have to pick up this last wicket and then bat well, build partnerships", Santner, who claimed three key Indian wickets, said. In complete contrast, India have won nine of their last 10 Tests played at home and the only draw was against South Africa ... (more...)
D'Amato: Ryder Cup long way from over
- October 02, 2016

Afterward, McIlroy said the pro-U.S. crowd fueled him. Since the USA squad raced off to a 4-0 start after the Friday morning foursomes , Darren Clarke's men have steadily chipped away at that deficit. Spieth, who started the year at No. 1 in the world, was along for the ride. The Americans led 5-3 after Friday at Hazeltine but Europe answered with two wins and fought back to halve another in yesterday morning alternate shot foursomes matches to pull within 6.5-5.5 entering the four-ball ... (more...)
Adam Lallana and Dejan Lovren to miss global break through injury Adam Lallana and Dejan Lovren to miss global break through injury
- October 02, 2016

Jurgen Klopp is confident Adam Lallana and Dejan Lovren will be fit to face Manchester United after the worldwide break, with the pair having suffered groin injuries against Swansea City on Saturday. "He has no chance for the national team", said Reds boss Jurgen Klopp . "These things can happen". Liverpool ended up winning the game by a 2-1 scoreline, following goals from Roberto Firmino and James Milner. (more...)
Pep Guardiola warns Champions League progress complicated by Celtic draw
- October 01, 2016

Dembele restored Celtic's lead barely a minute into the second half after Aleksandar Kolarov's defensive error, only for Nolito to equalize for City in the 55th. "Manchester City don't have the history in Europe - we have to create it and it will maybe be a good lesson for our future how important it is to start well". (more...)
Marlins get leadoff homer in first game after Jose Fernandez's death Marlins get leadoff homer in first game after Jose Fernandez's death
- October 01, 2016

After the Mets failed to score in the top of the first inning, Dee Gordon stepped to the plate in the bottom half. After crossing the plate he tapped his chest and waved toward the sky, and he sobbed as teammates hugged him in the dugout. (more...)
Keane sticks boot into Walcott and Arsenal (again) Keane sticks boot into Walcott and Arsenal (again)
- September 30, 2016

The 66 year old has been offered to take charge of the England job after the former boss, Sam Allardyce, was dismissed following football corruption claims against him. Nobody. But the English game is always full of surprises. I found it difficult past year - coming towards the end of the season I didn't get my opportunities but I was still working hard. (more...)
Tatar's goal sends continental squad into final against Canada
- September 30, 2016

Team Canada and Team Europe square off in the first game of the best of three World Cup finals on Tuesday night at the Air Canada Centre. That became reality on Sunday afternoon when the Europeans, on a goal by Tomas Tatar at 3:43 of overtime, beat Team Sweden 3-2 in their semifinal match-up. (more...)
Paralympics: Curtain drawn on Rio Games, flag handed to Tokyo Paralympics: Curtain drawn on Rio Games, flag handed to Tokyo
- September 30, 2016

After surpassing their tally from London 2012 on day nine of the Games this summer, Great Britain were assured of ending the competition with a record number of medals and, indeed, they achieved the feat easily after winning 147 medals overall - including 64 golds. (more...)
Dallas Cowboys Injury Update; who sat out of Wednesdays practice?
- September 30, 2016

Last season, the 27-year-old two-time Pro Bowl selection had only 31 catches for 401 yards and three TDs. Bryant missed five games last season because of a broken right foot suffered in the season opener, and the Cowboys shut him down for the final two games of the season. (more...)
Liverpool manager Klopp quiet on Allardyce situation Liverpool manager Klopp quiet on Allardyce situation
- September 30, 2016

Swansea were going much better then, however, and Liverpool were probably not as good. The 3-1 defeat at the Liberty Stadium back in May was one of the most disappointing showings by Liverpool since Klopp took the helm nearly a year ago. (more...)
Man City have a lot to improve - Guardiola
- September 29, 2016

Lets just say, they enjoy having him back! 11 goals for Aguero. His first goal set the tone for the team and featured brilliant skill to keep the ball at his feet. September 25: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has backed Sergio Aguero to turn into an even better player after the striker guided his side to a 3-1 away victory against Swansea in their Premier League clash. (more...)
Letdown costs North America in loss to Russia at World Cup
- September 29, 2016

Let's start with the "adults" North America matched up against on Sunday. Only time will tell how it will impact the youngest (and arguably the most exciting) team in the tournament. Ekblad was seemingly hurt in North America's 4-1 win over Finland on Sunday when Leo Komarov shoved him into the boards. When asked about this possibility, McDavid provided a great glimpse into the mentality of the young skill player. (more...)
Stanford seals win over UCLA with this Piesman Trophy-eligible touchdown Stanford seals win over UCLA with this Piesman Trophy-eligible touchdown
- September 29, 2016

The penalty provided a crucial shift in momentum for the Cardinal, and Burns followed it up by completing 5 of his next 8 passes, culminating in his 8-yard toss to Arcega-Whiteside. His execution of the game winning drive shows his maturity and perseverance. On their second to last drive of the contest, the Bruin offense could not get into the end zone and extend the lead. (more...)
Jewish Member of UK House of Lords Quits Labour Party Over 'anti-Semitism'
- September 29, 2016

Like Bernie Sanders, who shares some of Corbyn's outlook, or Trump - who definitely doesn't - Corbyn is a sign of how the political center ground has eroded. Leader Jeremy Corbyn will reiterate a pledge to restore a multi-million-pound fund to help communities deal with the impact of immigration, as an aide indicated it was not the leader's objective to reduce the number of migrants coming to the UK. (more...)
Cleveland Browns vs. Miami Dolphins: Game Analysis Cleveland Browns vs. Miami Dolphins: Game Analysis
- September 29, 2016

The Browns may be 0-3, but their record isn't getting Terrelle Pryor down. Fortunately for the Dolphins, Cleveland kicker Cody Parkey missed his 46-yard field goal attempt, his third miss of the day, sending the game into overtime. But Gase and Miami were saved in large part because of the inaccurate kicking of Parkey, in a game that started on a somber note when a moment of silence was held for Jose Fernandez - the Marlins pitcher killed earlier in the day in a boating mishap. (more...)
Patriots say Garoppolo doubtful, Gronkowski questionable
- September 29, 2016

With Tom Brady still suspended for two more games and backup Jimmy Garoppolo nursing a shoulder injury, rookie third-round draft pick Jacoby Brissett is set to make his first National Football League start. The current Texans quarterback said it isn't easy as some may think. "He's a hard-working kid". He stays late, he studies the game mentally. "He has improved steadily since he has been here since back in the draft, in May, all the way through". (more...)
Carrasco gives Ancelotti first taste of defeat Carrasco gives Ancelotti first taste of defeat
- September 29, 2016

Although the first time the two sides have met, Russian Premier League runners-up Rostov have taken on Dutch opposition before, defeating Ajax in the qualification phase of this season's Champions League , beating them 5-2 on aggregate. Celtic Park isn't an easy place to play, especially at night, and City was able to get a point despite not having its best performance. Simeone confirmed that Fernando Torres will start up front alongside Griezmann for Atletico, who will be without the ... (more...)
McIlroy the big winner at East Lake
- September 28, 2016

Since the FedExCup Playoffs began, no one has won back-to-back. Purse: $8.5 million (First prize: $1.53 million). McIlroy would need to surpass Johnson on Sunday and win the Tour Championship to have any chance of securing golf's most lucrative prize, also requiring Johnson to finish in a two-way tie for second or worse. (more...)
Bears sign RB Joique Bell who will face former team Sunday Bears sign RB Joique Bell who will face former team Sunday
- September 28, 2016

Now Joique is headed to one of the Lions' biggest rivals, the Chicago Bears. The Bears waived linebacker Jonathan Anderson and tight end Greg Scruggs. Wilson, 29, is a 6-3, 290-pounder who appeared in eight games for the Lions in 2015 and four for the Raiders. Wilson was selected by the Packers in the seventh round of the 2010 draft out of East Carolina. (more...)
Paralympics: Nwosu, Omolayo win 2 more gold medals for Nigeria Paralympics: Nwosu, Omolayo win 2 more gold medals for Nigeria
- September 26, 2016

Understandably, Cox admitted that she was exhausted from her historic double after her record-breaking time trial. Fiji have won one gold medal, from a population of 890,000, while Jamaica's 2.79 million have seen their country take home three gold medals so far. (more...)