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Mercedes: 'Singapore will be more a case of damage limitation' Mercedes: 'Singapore will be more a case of damage limitation'
- September 18, 2017

If their vehicle is truly superior to the W08 EQ Power+ on circuits where downforce is heavily leant upon, then it won't be just Singapore at which Ferrari must excel; but in Malaysia, Austin and Abu Dhabi too. A one-year deal could leave Bottas vulnerable at the end of next season, with Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo among the drivers who will become available. (more...)
'Very clever' Cologne fans had Wenger making plans 'Very clever' Cologne fans had Wenger making plans
- September 18, 2017

But, second half goals from Sead Kolasinac , Alexis Sanchez and Hector Bellerin helped seal a vital three points for a much-changed Arsenal side and justified Arsene Wenger's selections. But in the end at some stage I thought they would not play the game, because I can't see the police taking any risk". The Lions beat Arsenal in the UEFA Cup final to become the first Turkish side to lift the trophy. (more...)
37th Annual Terry Fox Run in Prince George 37th Annual Terry Fox Run in Prince George
- September 18, 2017

The annual run has raised more than $322,000 in Nanaimo over the past 27 years, including $25,000 last year, according to local Terry Fox Run organizer Kathleen Van Doorn. He died less than a year later. McKay recalled Terry Fox's own words about realizing that anything's possible and dreams are possible, and that Fox's cause would remain important after he was gone. (more...)
Vettel warns Ferrari are no shoo-in for Singapore Vettel warns Ferrari are no shoo-in for Singapore
- September 18, 2017

Barring a bad start from Vettel, or a race incident, the odds on Hamilton maintaining his slender three-point lead over Vettel look slim. The fact this is a night race doesnt change much and we follow the same timetable as always. The 30-year-old will head into Singapore with maximum triumphs at the Marina Bay Circuit . It's the longest race of the season in terms of duration. (more...)
Tactical masterclass from Conte helps 10-man Chelsea shut out Arsenal Tactical masterclass from Conte helps 10-man Chelsea shut out Arsenal
- September 18, 2017

The 0-0 draw also means the Gunners are still looking for a first away goal this season, as the three point lead we have over Arsenal is maintained. Hazard remains far less than fully fit, but in flashes after coming on in the 70th minute he showed by he must be regarded as Chelsea's most reliable match-winner as well as their most talented footballer. (more...)
New Zealand beats South Africa 57-0 in Rugby Championship New Zealand beats South Africa 57-0 in Rugby Championship
- September 18, 2017

Despite Vaea Fifita's fine performance against Argentina, Liam Squire comes in for him at blindside flanker. South Africa began the game full of goal, rushing up on the All Blacks in defence, applying pressure by holding the ball through phases in New Zealand's territory. (more...)
3 in Associated Press Top 25 3 in Associated Press Top 25
- September 18, 2017

Alabama remained No. 1 in the poll, receiving 45 first place votes. USC dropped a spot after beating Texas 27-24 in double-overtime while Penn State posted a 56-0 victory over lower-level Georgia State. 23 Utah (3-0) and No. 24 OR (3-0). Kansas State dropped out of the top 25 after suffering a 14-7 loss to Vanderbilt. UM (1-0) jumped three spots to No. (more...)
Romelu Lukaku claims gestures towards Everton fans were 'just banter' Romelu Lukaku claims gestures towards Everton fans were 'just banter'
- September 18, 2017

Just like in the curtain-raiser to the season - when Arsenal beat Chelsea in the Community Shield - the west London cub finished with 10 men. 'From what I saw today from the team it made me happy. Sometimes four in the middle in some matches. "There was a moment were I felt we did not kill it so we have to make it solid with Ander Herrera ". (more...)
SportsLine reveals their projection for Titans vs. Jaguars SportsLine reveals their projection for Titans vs. Jaguars
- September 18, 2017

Tennessee led 30-3 before Fournette found the end zone. The Jaguars also committed their first three turnovers of the season, with quarterback Blake Bortles losing a second-quarter fumble and throwing a second-quarter interception off a deflected pass. (more...)
Stickers on two clubs lead to eight-shot penalty for Ben Crane Stickers on two clubs lead to eight-shot penalty for Ben Crane
- September 18, 2017

Basically, Crane mistakenly kept training stickers on his driver and 6-iron. Add it all up, and Crane wound up being assessed eight shots worth of penalties before he teed off on his second hole. It was a big blow for Crane. Skinns, 35, got into the Web.com Tour finals for the first time in his career this season thanks to his T-2 finish at the WinCo Foods Portland Open in late August. (more...)
Wenger insists Sanchez is 'well-loved and happy' at Arsenal Wenger insists Sanchez is 'well-loved and happy' at Arsenal
- September 17, 2017

At right wing-back, Davide Zappacosta's outstanding debut against Qarabag (which yielded a spectacular goal ) gives the Italy worldwide a serious claim to take Victor Moses' regular position. Two players who reporters were most interested in were Belgian play-maker Eden Hazard and defender Gary Cahill. Last season, no Chelsea player was sent off in the league. (more...)
Cleveland Browns QB DeShone Kizer leaves game vs. Ravens with migraine Cleveland Browns QB DeShone Kizer leaves game vs. Ravens with migraine
- September 18, 2017

However, it was quickly reported that Kizer was dealing with a migraine headache and was questionable to return. He was replaced by backup QB Kevin Hogan , who promptly led a TD drive in his first series. Hogan was a fifth-round pick of the Kansas City Chiefs in 2016 but was waived and claimed by the Browns last season. The bet paid off, as Joe Flacco hit Jeremy Maclin from two yards out for an easy touchdown. (more...)
Barca's new star Dembele set to miss four months injured Barca's new star Dembele set to miss four months injured
- September 18, 2017

The Frenchman was forced to withdraw in the first half of his side's 2-1 win against Getafe with what at first appeared to be a hamstring pull. A statement on the club's website said the France global had ruptured "his tendon in the femoral bicep in his left thigh". (more...)
Buffalo Bills vs Carolina Panthers Buffalo Bills vs Carolina Panthers
- September 17, 2017

The Panthers defense looked in midseason form, holding the 49ers to 217 yards of offense. Even Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey has high praise for his opponent by expressing how much he looked up to him during his college years. (more...)
Hardik Pandya rescues India with timely half-century vs Australia in Chennai Hardik Pandya rescues India with timely half-century vs Australia in Chennai
- September 17, 2017

Then Pandya unleashed his attacking side, specially targeting spinner Adam Zama who he hit for 24 runs in one over. However, in the 40.5 over he was caught by Faulkner in Jampa's delivery. File image of MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli . It will go into a stretch of limited-overs cricket at home having swept Sri Lanka across formats recently, and the team is gradually becoming a ruthless unit with players for every condition and situation. (more...)
Good to go for Week 2 Good to go for Week 2
- September 17, 2017

Davis finished with 11 total tackles in four preseason games with Los Angeles during an up-and-down four-game preseason. -Dolphins LT Laremy Tunsil vs. He has firsthand experience doing that in his former job of head of fan engagement for the Seahawks, home of the "12th Man" and one of the most festive stadium experiences in the NFL . (more...)
Hamilton takes big step towards fourth title Hamilton takes big step towards fourth title
- September 17, 2017

Sebastian Vettel heads into Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix brimming with confidence after a blistering run in qualifying while championship leader Lewis Hamilton is praying for a "miracle". Some drivers had expressed concerns about visibility in the wet under floodlights, but the night race had hardly started when it lost three of the first four cars on the grid. (more...)
Jerry Jones impeding Roger Goodell's contract negotiations Jerry Jones impeding Roger Goodell's contract negotiations
- September 17, 2017

Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has impeded the process of finalizing Goodell's new deal, which would extend his stay through 2024. Jones has gained the support of enough owners that a discussion is being had about how to move forward with Goodell's extension. The major talking points really aren't news - but at least this week it's not year-old news about the Drew Brees contract. (more...)
Daniel Ricciardo still targeting win in Singapore Daniel Ricciardo still targeting win in Singapore
- September 17, 2017

Hamilton, who is a regular at celebrity haunts across the Atlantic with friends from the fashion and music industries as well as the world of sport, said he knew many others who had made the same decision. "This year I stopped eating chicken and then kind of went back to it and now I've stopped again". Vettel made it through the first corner without getting collected by the other cars involved, but he then crashed out of the lead when he spun on the run out of Turn 3. (more...)
Shapovalov shows off confidence in first five-set match at Davis Cup Shapovalov shows off confidence in first five-set match at Davis Cup
- September 17, 2017

Earlier, Ramkumar Ramanathan , ranked 154, defeated debutant Brayden Schnur in a marathon four setter. Singles play wraps up the tie on Sunday with Shapovalov and Schnur facing each other's previous opponents from Friday's matches. Ramkumar as India's number one player will play the first singles and could not have asked for an easier outing. The best-of-five tie marks the first ever meeting between Canada and India. (more...)