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Aubameyang in a hurry as Dortmund crush Cologne 5-0 Aubameyang in a hurry as Dortmund crush Cologne 5-0
- September 18, 2017

From the kick-off, Leverkusen left no doubt that they would secure three points on home soil as Karim Bellarabi and Kai Havertz came close early in the encounter. Julian Brandt wrapped up the scoring with four minutes remaining when Aranguiz took a quick free kick. It was Philipp's first goal for Dortmund since his summer transfer from Freiburg . (more...)
Patriots' Hightower and Amendola ruled out of Saints clash Patriots' Hightower and Amendola ruled out of Saints clash
- September 18, 2017

Hightower has a right knee injury that he sustained in the third quarter of the season opener against the Kansas City Chiefs and hasn't practiced all week. Since both players didn't practice, they weren't expected to play Sunday. Only Brandin Cooks , Chris Hogan and Phillip Dorsett are healthy wide receivers on the active roster, and it is unclear who the Patriots will turn to at punt returner without him. (more...)
Reserve backs rally Iowa past North Texas Reserve backs rally Iowa past North Texas
- September 18, 2017

Kelly-Martin and Young picked up the slack in their absence. "Things change now, " linebacker Josey Jewell said. "That's what is in front of us". "When you can't get off the field on third down, not only physically, but mentally it's going to wear you down, " Mean Green coach Seth Littrell said. (more...)
Chargers' Antonio Gates breaks NFL TD mark for tight ends Chargers' Antonio Gates breaks NFL TD mark for tight ends
- September 18, 2017

By virtue of his seven-yard touchdown catch from Philip Rivers in the third quarter on Sunday, Antonio Gates now sits alone with the most scores for a tight end in National Football League history. Gates considered retirement after the '15 season but instead signed a two-year contract that runs through this year. Earlier in the game, Gates made the 900th reception of his career. (more...)
OR routs Wyoming to stay unbeaten OR routs Wyoming to stay unbeaten
- September 18, 2017

Just in case he isn't the answer, it appears that the Jags are doing their due diligence to find his successor in 2018 as they will be one of many teams watching quarterback Josh Allen and Wyoming take on the Oregon Ducks this weekend . "That has definitely been an emphasis from the players to the coaches", Hotchkins said. Allen completed four of four passes on the possession for 38 yards, and running back Hall had four carries for 16 yards on the drive and caught one pass for three yards. (more...)
Barçelona's Dembele out for 4 months due to thigh injury Barçelona's Dembele out for 4 months due to thigh injury
- September 18, 2017

The Catalans announced: "It has been determined that he suffered a rupture of the tendon of the femoral biceps of the left thigh". "The player will have surgical treatment by Dr. Germain. The only negative point comeback victory was the injury to Dembele. Ernesto Valverde's side have won four La Liga games from four so far in 2017-18, with Dembele in for just 51 minutes in the Spanish top flight. (more...)
Slovenia Beats Serbia To Win First EuroBasket Championship Slovenia Beats Serbia To Win First EuroBasket Championship
- September 18, 2017

However, Donic wasn't the only player for Slovenia to have finger prints on that game. The thriller at Sinan Erdem Dome saw undefeated Slovenia taking on Serbia, who only lost once in group stage. "He told me 'Be prepared for the press conference and say something deep and smart.' Well, I can't say anything". Slovenia will go up against either Russian Federation or Serbia on Sunday, with Spain facing the losers of Friday's second semi-final in the bronze-medal match. (more...)
Todd Gurley scores touchdown after second hurdle of the day Todd Gurley scores touchdown after second hurdle of the day
- September 18, 2017

But this victory was earned with smash-mouth running. This was billed a showdown between McVay and his former boss, Redskins coach Jay Gruden. On the second possession of the game, Gruden called six straight run plays. But no other 49er on offense was a threat, unlike a San Francisco "D" that hit Wilson 10 times (three sacks) and had its way with the Seahawks offensive line. (more...)
Truex opens playoffs with Chicagoland win Truex opens playoffs with Chicagoland win
- September 18, 2017

I mean, it sucks, but we're a top-five truck and we're missing the playoffs. The Wood Brothers team is running the best it has in years and there is no reason for that not to continue. The 2016 Daytona 500 victor should have at least one or two championships by now and is running out of time at JGR to get one. Busch's pit crew was swapped for teammate Daniel Suarez's crew for the start of the playoffs. (more...)
Cubs feeling heat as they host Mets Cubs feeling heat as they host Mets
- September 18, 2017

Both the St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers are just three games back in the division, and both have a chance to make up ground themselves. "This is our small attempt to help out", Maddon said. Catcher Taylor Davis collected his first major league hit with an infield single, and Javier Baez scored on the play on a throwing error . (more...)
Kevin Love Is Staying In Cleveland Kevin Love Is Staying In Cleveland
- September 18, 2017

Love is under contract with the Cavaliers for three more years. But with Kyrie Irving in Boston, and nobody wanting to take Love off their hands, it looks like keeping him is the Cavs' best option. Rather than being the team's afterthought, Kevin Love is now one Cleveland's most vital players. "He's going to get those elbow touches again", said Lue recently. (more...)
Carolina Panthers TE Greg Olsen injured, using crutches on sideline Carolina Panthers TE Greg Olsen injured, using crutches on sideline
- September 18, 2017

Following Carolina's 9-3 win, Olsen confirmed he suffered a broken foot. But the Panthers (2-0) never found the end zone, despite twice reaching the red zone. Bills DT Marcell Dareus left the game briefly with an ankle injury but did return. Graham Gano: After being challenged by rookie draft pick Nathan Butker in the preseason, Gano remains flawless on the season after his three makes on Sunday. (more...)
Verstappen blames Vettel for first-lap collision Verstappen blames Vettel for first-lap collision
- September 18, 2017

Raikkonen surged ahead of Verstappen. This time it wasn't engine failure, like on several occasions this season, but Vettel causing a first-lap crash that was easily avoidable. Those are my conditions. Vettel, who was on the outside and moved over to cover the inside line as Verstappen and Raikkonen approached on his left, said it was not clear what had happened. (more...)
Broncos lead Cowboys, 7-0, as game delayed by weather Broncos lead Cowboys, 7-0, as game delayed by weather
- September 18, 2017

A game between the Bucs and Los Angeles Rams was suspended last season for an extended period. The Cowboys are 19-7 ATS in their last 26 on grass and 1-5 in their last six ATS against a team with a winning record while the Broncos are 1-4 ATS in their last five against a team with a winning record and 7-3-2 in their last 12 ATS at home. (more...)
Neymar Struggles as PSG Beat Lyon After 2 Own Goals Neymar Struggles as PSG Beat Lyon After 2 Own Goals
- September 18, 2017

PSG's second-half substitute Giovani Lo Celso swung the ball into the OL box and Marcelo put past his own 'keeper under duress from Cavani (75'). Les Gones have not been crowned Championnat kings since the last of their seven consecutive titles back in 2008 but they are still stronger than most opponents in the French top flight. (more...)
Chiefs fend off Eagles, move to 2-0 Chiefs fend off Eagles, move to 2-0
- September 18, 2017

Cairo Santos was 2 for 2 on field goals. The game came down to a Hail Mary but the Eagles prayers were not answered. But with the Giants coming to town next week these issues must be ironed out quickly. That just cannot happen. It's a give-and-a-take. Sometimes you give up something to get something. He celebrated after it was shown on the big screen before the call was even finalized. (more...)
Marshawn Lynch gives Oakland free Skittles before Raiders' home opener Marshawn Lynch gives Oakland free Skittles before Raiders' home opener
- September 18, 2017

Marshawn Lynch seemingly has a vision for how Raiders fans can best appreciate the free Skittles machines he helped have put throughout the Bay Area before his first home game at the Oakland Coliseum. Then the vending machines filled with free candy will disappear from Oakland, although Lynch's presence-like a benevolent, Skittles-loving spirit-will remain behind, to watch over the city. (more...)
Dybala revels in hat-trick success Dybala revels in hat-trick success
- September 18, 2017

The win sees Juve go second in Serie A, behind Napoli on goal difference. "At the back we just need to get all the cogs working but at this point last season we'd conceded four goals in the league when we've only conceded three this time around". (more...)
Sunweb shine with team time trial double at world championships Sunweb shine with team time trial double at world championships
- September 18, 2017

We waited a bit on the climb as we knew ideally we needed five guys for the end, but the guys did a super job to bring it home. For BMC is was the second silver in as many years with Dennis, Scotson, Silvan Dillier, Stefan Küng, Daniel Oss and Tejay van Garderen in a dogfight with Sky for second as they finished with the minimum four riders. (more...)
Game Recap: Turnovers cost Bears in lopsided loss to Buccaneers Game Recap: Turnovers cost Bears in lopsided loss to Buccaneers
- September 18, 2017

It makes no sense, but we have a habit of prefacing criticism of Mike Glennon by saying he's a nice guy, as if that has anything to do with whether or not he's able to sense a pass rush or throw the ball to the correct team. Both linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski (pec) and offensive lineman Tom Compton (hip) suffered first-half injuries that ruled them out of the rest of the game. (more...)