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Friends reunited as Guardiola and Koeman face off
- October 15, 2016

Vincent Kompany picked up a groin injury back on September 21. Everton have striker Romelu Lukaku and defenders Phil Jagielka and Leighton Baines fit. "Now we just have to focus on Everton ". Everton have managed just one goal in their last four top-flight clashes with the Citizens, courtesy of a Steven Naismith effort in 1-1 draw in January 2015. (more...)
Offense choppy, Packers D gets to Giants in 23-16 win
- October 14, 2016

Instead, the Packers offense started fast but struggled to maintain any consistency and it was up to the defense to save the day. New York Giants QB Eli Manning finds WR Odell Beckham Jr .in the back of the end zone for a touchdown against the Packers Sunday night in Green Bay . (more...)
India beat NZ in Kolkata Test, retains no.1 Test ranking India beat NZ in Kolkata Test, retains no.1 Test ranking
- October 14, 2016

Seven wickets in the post-tea session carved the pathway to the win as the Kiwis lost wickets in a flurry after the initial resistance. "Those extra runs in the end, with Saha batting there, (Mohammed) Shami and Bhuvi (Bhuvneshwar Kumar) contributing, it was very important to get the extra runs", he said. (more...)
Russell Westbrook Proves His Feud With Kevin Durant Is Alive And Well Russell Westbrook Proves His Feud With Kevin Durant Is Alive And Well
- October 14, 2016

He said it was an easy choice. November 3 marks the first time Durant and Westbrook will ever square off as opponents in the National Basketball Association, as Golden State will host Oklahoma City. "So we're gonna figure that out". To me it doesn't matter, my job is to worry about here. Durant told reporters he told his agent Rich Kleiman while watching the Warriors lose to the Cavs in Game 7, "I'd really like playing with these guys". (more...)
England win ODI series to end Bangladesh's home run
- October 14, 2016

Bowling first, England did not had good start with the ball as Bangladesh openers Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes added 80 runs for first wicket. Bangladesh wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim led the home innings with a punchy 67 after their top three each fell just short of 50, with 277-6 representing an imposing total on a pitched slowed by pre-match downpours. (more...)
LEADING OFF: Day off in playoffs, Nats-Dodgers travel to DC LEADING OFF: Day off in playoffs, Nats-Dodgers travel to DC
- October 14, 2016

After the bullpen faltered, veterans Chase Utley and Andre Ethier rescued the Dodgers. Cubs manager Joe Maddon should have his rotation all lined up; left-hander Jon Lester was not needed to pitch a potential Game 5. It's a "great feeling, to have him rested and have him ready to go", shortstop Danny Espinosa said . That's the way it goes. Washington has gotten their share of opportunities and both teams have been scoring anyway so perhaps another over... (more...)
Vikings sign veteran tackle Jake Long for ailing line Vikings sign veteran tackle Jake Long for ailing line
- October 14, 2016

The Minnesota Vikings, with both a former coach and quarterback of Long's as a bonus, finally checked in on the other end of the line. The latest casualty to go on injured reserve was tackle Andre Smith, who suffered a triceps injury requiring surgery, creating the need to sign Long. (more...)
West Virginia Mountaineers at Texas Tech Red Raiders West Virginia Mountaineers at Texas Tech Red Raiders
- October 14, 2016

However, don't be surprised if the offense is more run-oriented in an effort to limit Texas Tech's offensive possessions. Twentieth-ranked West Virginia is expecting lots of flying footballs and, yes, some flying tortillas when the Mountaineers travel out to Lubbock, Texas, to face the 3-2 Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday afternoon. (more...)
Murray aims to take bite out of Djokovic's rankings lead in China
- October 14, 2016

The Scot added a second Wimbledon title and Olympic gold medal to his collection, and also reached the final of the Australian and French Opens this season. "But, yeah, I want to just try and finish this year strong from a personal point of view". 'There's no reason why I can't finish the year strong if I keep my body healthy, stay motivated, have a strong, strong finish to the year'. (more...)
Packers defense to face Cowboys star rookie Ezekiel Elliott
- October 14, 2016

Allowing a laughable 42.8 yards per game, the Packers have statistically the best run defense in the NFL. What will fans remember from last season's Super Bowl? Sundays game with the Cowboys will truly be decided in the trenches. The Cowboys are coming off a game in which they absolutely manhandled their opponent up front . Rodgers is at his most unsafe when he is extending plays with his legs, although even if you are able to get hits on him he has shown that he has a strong enough ... (more...)
Coach: Redskins TE Jordan Reed evaluated for concussion Coach: Redskins TE Jordan Reed evaluated for concussion
- October 14, 2016

Redskins officials disputed Cravens' characterization of the injury, and coach Jay Gruden offered a different perspective. Bashaud Breeland, Su'a Cravens, Deshaun Phillips, Trent Murphy, Trent Williams, Chris Baker, and Josh Norman were all limited participants. (more...)
NBC Poll: Clinton Leads NC by 4, Trump Leads Ohio by 1 NBC Poll: Clinton Leads NC by 4, Trump Leads Ohio by 1
- October 14, 2016

Michelle Obama criticizes Donald Trump's comments about women as she campaigns for Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire. Overall, the RealClearPolitics polling average shows Clinton with a healthy advantage in the Keystone State, with a 49% to 40% lead. (more...)
Pakistan firm favourites in 400th landmark Test Pakistan firm favourites in 400th landmark Test
- October 13, 2016

Pakistan have the opportunity to close the gap on leaders India by winning the series. First-class matches have been played under lights in both Pakistan and West Indies , but the experience is still a new one for most of the players from both sides. (more...)
Faster tempo allows Colts, Luck to hold off Bears 29-23
- October 12, 2016

Statistically, the Chicago Bears were good enough to win Sunday in Lucas Oil Stadium. After lighting up the San Diego Chargers for 174 yards and catching a touchdown pass in London, Hilton was busy burning up the Chicago Bears defense in Week 5. (more...)
Hart shines as disappointing England draws 0-0 at Slovenia Hart shines as disappointing England draws 0-0 at Slovenia
- October 12, 2016

Hart's defence didn't learn from the previous corner, and the same near-post tactic was met by Kurtic with a powerful header that was flying towards the top corner until Hart flung himself into the air to flick the ball onto the bar with his right hand. (more...)
Could Tom Brady win the NFL's MVP award? Yes, indeed
- October 12, 2016

In a long battle, where Brady greatly fought back the NFL's allegations, Roger Goodell made a decision to upheld Brady's 4-game suspension, which he served this year. "(Brady's) confidence is second to none. "Just pick your poison", Bennett said. "That confidence is contagious and I think guys were really excited for him to be in there and just to play with him". (more...)
Bengals at a low point after getting overrun in Dallas
- October 11, 2016

Stephen Elliott is a NCAA football and Cowboys columnist at EndZoneScore. "It is frustrating for us", said Dalton, who completed 29 of 41 passes for 269 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions. I can learn from different things, just playing against starters and what not. "You want to block out the outside". Their fourth overall pick, Ezekiel Elliott, has been just as terrific. (more...)
India in control after declaring at 557-5 vs New Zealand India in control after declaring at 557-5 vs New Zealand
- October 11, 2016

However, such was the dominance of Ashwin throughout the day that their next nine batsmen could only muster 181 runs combined after the opening two added 118. I struggled but it's no shame to struggle. "If you're not strong willed and keep fighting it can be tough, but we did that pretty well", he added. "We knew spots were being created for our bowlers". (more...)
Logano snatches win away from Larson in Xfinity Series
- October 11, 2016

Logano got the one chance on the restart, raced Larson three-wide for a lap, then cleared him and pulled away for the win. "We were awful today", Dillon said. Erik Jones: Had the only vehicle that could stick with Larson during Sunday's race. Elliott Sadler and Daniel Suarez already have earned berths in the NASCAR XFINITY Series Chase Round of 8 by virtue of their respective victories at Kentucky and Dover. (more...)
Formula One: Rosberg wins Japanese Grand Prix Formula One: Rosberg wins Japanese Grand Prix
- October 11, 2016

Max Verstappen's defensive measures against Lewis Hamilton were the subject of a protest from Mercedes. "Over the last three seasons it has been very even [between our drivers] with reliability problems - I just want to see a clean run to the end". (more...)
Bumgarner, Gillaspie lead Giants over Mets 3-0; Cubs next Bumgarner, Gillaspie lead Giants over Mets 3-0; Cubs next
- October 10, 2016

NY came out swinging after manager Terry Collins said before the game his hitters had seen enough video of Bumgarner over the past two days to know he would challenge them. "I like our chances", Bumgarner said. It was an incredible outing. Syndergaard pitched up to his Thor nickname, striking out 10 and walking three, throwing 42 thunderbolts to 98 miles per hour or higher - more than Philadelphia or Cleveland's pitchers all season, according to Inside Edge. (more...)
Departing duo Josh Charnley and Dan Sarginson won't rule out Wigan returns Departing duo Josh Charnley and Dan Sarginson won't rule out Wigan returns
- October 10, 2016

Ben Thaler, who was in charge of last year's final as well as last Thursday's semi-final between Warrington and St Helens, will be the video referee on Saturday. "But give it a couple of days and we'll look back - there's been one team that's been in both finals and won the League Leaders' Shield ". I honestly love it almost as much as my hometown, Hemel. (more...)
Hurts, Alabama defense, lead way to 49-30 win over Arkansas
- October 09, 2016

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts did it with his legs at first, then added his arm later. Stewart has missed the past two games with a knee injury after totaling 203 receiving yards in the first two games. Allen led a scoring drive right after to cut the 14-point lead in half, but two drives later Da'Shawn Hand knocked the ball loose while sacking Allen and Tim Williams returned it for a score. (more...)
Redskins Sign Three-Time Pro Bowl Safety Donte Whitner Redskins Sign Three-Time Pro Bowl Safety Donte Whitner
- October 08, 2016

Late in the third quarter of the Browns' 31-20 loss to Washington, the offense faced a first-and-10 from their opponent's 16-yard line. We haven't played up to our standard, without question. Then he just. I don't know if because I was on top of him he was laying there acting like he had the football, or because he was laying there acting like he had the football Josh Norman jumped on him and the refs saw the posture of two Redskins cradling nothing on the ground and me trying to go after that ... (more...)
Chip Kelly, 49ers' Mistakes Cost Them In 33-21 Cardinals Win Chip Kelly, 49ers' Mistakes Cost Them In 33-21 Cardinals Win
- October 08, 2016

Here are the top takeaways from tonight's contest. Like, soooooooooo bad. According to Chip Kelly , Blaine Gabbert plays well in practice. The offense as a whole is ninth in total yards (376.0) and 13th in points (23.8), and that's despite a disappointing running game that comes in at 22nd in yards per game (92.3). (more...)
A bridge not far from Fenway latest honor for Sox slugger
- October 07, 2016

It took me six months for the pending retirement of David Ortiz to finally start to sink in, and it took his ceremony to sink in that the game of baseball lost an irreplaceable person one week earlier. It's been done a number of times, including by someone on this list (Pujols) as well as a current Red Sox member ( Pablo Sandoval ). The hugs, the gifts, the documentaries, the crush of media. (more...)
San Francisco Giants vs. Chicago Cubs Series Prediction San Francisco Giants vs. Chicago Cubs Series Prediction
- October 07, 2016

On Oct. 15, 1908, Sanborn's story detailed how the then powerful North Siders claimed their second straight title. "I'm in bad shape on the Cubs", said Avello, buried in futures tickets on the Cubs since the spring. "Everyone says, 'You've got the greatest job in the world". Even long-suffering teams have broken out of their funk while the Cubs have waited for another title. (more...)
Sanders Sees No Slight in Clinton's Basement-Dweller Comments
- October 06, 2016

But after initially saying that he would make his returns public during the course of his campaign, Trump switched course, citing what he said were years of ongoing IRS audits and the advice of his attorneys to keep them private as those audits proceed. (more...)
Wenger: Arsenal were lucky to beat Burnley Wenger: Arsenal were lucky to beat Burnley
- October 06, 2016

Burnley had the best chance of the first half but Sam Vokes spurned it, heading a yard wide of the goal when unmarked eight yards out. They almost broke the deadlock when, with 15 minutes left, recalled keeper Petr Cech touched defender Michael Keane header against the Arsenal bar as the visitors posted a fourth consecutive clean sheet, a run spanning more than six hours. (more...)
Ohio State Makes Another Statement in Big Ten Bye #1
- October 06, 2016

Last week, Rutgers managed just 116 total yards (33 passing) and was completely overmatched. MI travels to Rutgers for its first road game of the season, at 7 p.m. Defensively, Ohio State is allowing 9.3 points and 235.5 yards per game. Speaking of wide receivers did you notice Ohio State scored 58 points on Rutgers with sophomore Noah Brown barely making a peep? An 18-yard pass from Barrett to Dontre Wilson with 4:19 left in the first quarter started the scoring for OSU. (more...)
Jets' Marshall: Giants should keep Beckham bashing in-house Jets' Marshall: Giants should keep Beckham bashing in-house
- October 06, 2016

Fresh off a renewal of unfriendly acquaintances with Washington cornerback Josh Norman , which was part of the reason the National Football League instituted the rule of post-play personal fouls leading to ejections, Odell Beckham Jr . The tweet could be interpreted a couple of other ways. It's too soon for that, no matter how such a move might placate an increasingly critical fan base that is growing frustrated with Beckham's temper. (more...)
Isco Claims He Never Considered Leaving Real Madrid Last Summer Isco Claims He Never Considered Leaving Real Madrid Last Summer
- October 06, 2016

Having said this, I hope that Juve keep on winning because I'm a big Juve fan and I always will be, but I don't think returning there is possible. "What I have to do, whether I'm starting or on the bench, is to be ready all the time to help the team, to compete and to show the best of myself". (more...)
Joey Barton charged with betting on over 40 matches
- October 06, 2016

Barton, who move to Ibrox over the summer, is accused of placing the bets between 1 July and 15 September in contravention to Disciplinary Rule 31. He's been given a week to respond to the complaint. The SFA has a strict no-betting policy on football games and if found guilty Barton could face a ban. The last game he was involved in was the 5-1 hammering at Celtic which took place on 10 September 2016. (more...)
Plenty for Mickelson to celebrate in Ryder Cup win
- October 06, 2016

Masters champion Willett was unable to bounce back after seeing his maiden Ryder Cup marred by inflammatory pre-event comments from his brother regarding American golf fans. Davis Love III is presented with the Ryder Cup trophy at the closing ceremony at Hazeltine. He finally won a team match, going 1-1 over the first two days, before facing European stalwart and Olympic gold medalist Justin Rose in the fourth match on Sunday. (more...)
Police conclude Broncos CB Aqib Talib shot himself, report says Police conclude Broncos CB Aqib Talib shot himself, report says
- October 06, 2016

Talib would be subject to discipline under the NFL's personal conduct policy. Like I said it's still under review. Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib (21) during Denver Broncos training camp at team headquarters in Englewood, Colo. (more...)