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Australian Andrew Bogut signs one-year deal with LA Lakers Australian Andrew Bogut signs one-year deal with LA Lakers
- September 19, 2017

When confirmed, the Lakers will become Bogut's fifth National Basketball Association side after he was initially drafted by the Milwaukie Bucks with the first selection in the 2005 Draft. During the 2015-16 season, Bogut averaged 5.4 points and seven rebounds per game. Bogut is mostly known for his defensive chops as a rim protector despite his slow movement and agility. (more...)
Vettel not sure what happened in crash Vettel not sure what happened in crash
- September 19, 2017

Lewis Hamilton had been anxious about how many points he would lose to Sebastian Vettel at the Singapore Grand Prix . The 32-year-old was given an unexpected early boost when Vettel collided with Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen and Red Bull's Max Verstappen and crashed out following a potentially season-defining incident. (more...)
Altherr's grand slam lifts Phillies past Dodgers 4-3 Altherr's grand slam lifts Phillies past Dodgers 4-3
- September 19, 2017

The three-time NL Cy Young Award victor was cruising until the sixth, when he allowed a bloop single by Freddy Galvis between a pair of walks to load the bases for Altherr. On the second pitch of the game, Taylor drove a 96-mph fastball to left-center field. That insane bounce over Altherr's head had the ball rolling quickly towards the left-field line. (more...)
Ander Herrera says Manchester City must be Premier League favourites Ander Herrera says Manchester City must be Premier League favourites
- September 19, 2017

But Spanish star Herrera fired a salvo in the mind games war with City last night when he claimed that Pep Guardiola is under far more pressure after failing to lift a trophy last season. "We are going to enjoy having him here and try to keep him at the club for as long as possible", the Spain midfielder said. They are obligated to win something. (more...)
Canelo-GGG: Boxing judge punished for her controversial scorecard Canelo-GGG: Boxing judge punished for her controversial scorecard
- September 19, 2017

The split-draw came after judge Adalaide Byrd controversially scored Alvarez as a 118-110 victor while the other two judges scored a 114-114 and 115-113 win for Golovkin. "She'll still be in the business but she needs to catch her breath", Bennett said. Bennett went on to say that the judge, who has scored over 100 title fights, had "a bad night" and that he plans to meet with her. (more...)
India defeats Australia by 26 runs (D/L method) in series opener India defeats Australia by 26 runs (D/L method) in series opener
- September 19, 2017

It could have been an easy run-out but Australia's debutant Hilton Catwright missed the stumps and allowed MS Dhoni to get back to his crease. "Perhaps I am a bit calmer than previous year". Stoinis added salt to India's wounds with the wicket of Jadhav (40), who looked good during his 53-ball stay, striking five hits to the fence. "We had bowled very well with the new ball but we let the Indians off the hook". (more...)
Redskins place Su'a Cravens on reserve/left squad list Redskins place Su'a Cravens on reserve/left squad list
- September 19, 2017

The Redskins released an official statement revealing that they have placed Cravens on the Reserve/Left Squad list, which will rule him ineligible until next offseason. Ian Rapoport reported this weekend that Cravens had chose to play after all and would report to the team this Tuesday. "I think sometimes your personal life is more important, and, in this case, for him, it is", Gruden said two weeks ago. (more...)
Dolphins LB Timmons inactive vs. Chargers Dolphins LB Timmons inactive vs. Chargers
- September 19, 2017

The report also said the team would like Timmons to visit a doctor. Several players said they hadn't talked with Timmons or seen him since team meetings Saturday. "I want to go ahead and say that Koo is a phenomenal kicker. That's a good way to get those guys exhausted to slow down the pass rush". The Chargers have fallen to 0-2, with losses to the Broncos and the Dolphins both ending with Koo's misses from 44 yards away. (more...)
Hamilton wins Singapore GP, Ricciardo 2nd Hamilton wins Singapore GP, Ricciardo 2nd
- September 19, 2017

The German continued only to spin off moments later at Turn Five. The Briton, starting in fifth, was left thanking his lucky stars after a wet and wild start that saw the exit of three of the top four starters on the opening lap - Ferrari's Vettel (pole) and Kimi Raikkonen (4th), and Red Bull's Max Verstappen (2nd) - for only the fourth time in Formula One history. (more...)
Martial was not Man United's penalty taker against Everton - Mourinho Martial was not Man United's penalty taker against Everton - Mourinho
- September 19, 2017

United were 2-0 up before Lukaku grabbed his fifth goal of the season and if some expected him to mute his celebrations against the club he scored 68 goals in 141 games, they were wrong. "I think Wayne has still a lot of things to say in football and I wish him the best for the rest of the season ". Although United were frustrated in their attempts to sign Ivan Perisic it could be seen as a blessing in disguise with both Rashford and Martial getting more opportunities to impress. (more...)
David Higgins thrown out of Joseph Parker's London press conference David Higgins thrown out of Joseph Parker's London press conference
- September 19, 2017

Botha, a South African who went by the nickname "White Buffalo", is in London on a promotional tour. Higgins is unhappy that there will be a British referee and judge involved, and took issue with Fury Sr. Parker's trainer Kevin Barry said the distractions hadn't affected him or Parker. We are going nowhere Peter. This is an opportunity. "This is something we have put a lot of thought into and the timing is ideal right now". (more...)
Grosjean Questions Viability of a Wet Singapore Grand Prix Grosjean Questions Viability of a Wet Singapore Grand Prix
- September 19, 2017

Toro Rosso's Spanish driver Carlos Sainz Jr during the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix in Singapore , on Sept 17, 2017. Hamilton usually thrives in mixed conditions, but described the race as a "massive challenge", despite his dominant performance, and said he kept in mind Senna's needless crash while dominating the 1988 Monaco GP in order to bring the vehicle home without incident. (more...)
Nicola Adams' Las Vegas Debut Off After Opponent Issue Nicola Adams' Las Vegas Debut Off After Opponent Issue
- September 19, 2017

The Las Vegas fight on a huge pay-per-view event would have been Adams's most high profile fight as a professional and increased her exposure in the U.S. "It may never come true and it's nice to think I'm able to achieve my dreams". Adams has only fought twice as a professional but is a decorated amateur, having won gold in the flyweight division at the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games. (more...)
Australia, France lead Davis Cup semis Australia, France lead Davis Cup semis
- September 19, 2017

In the absence of Novak Djokovic , Viktor Troicki and Janko Tipsarevic, the French were expected to enjoy a calm weekend in the northern city of Lille. Lucas Pouille leads hosts France into battle in Lille against Dusan Lajovic in Friday's opening singles.That's followed by French number one Jo-Wilfried Tsonga crossing swords with Davis Cup debutant Laslo Djere , the highest-rated Serbian at No.80 in the world. (more...)
Jose Mourinho being 'unrealistic' about Everton's top-four chances, says Ronald Koeman Jose Mourinho being 'unrealistic' about Everton's top-four chances, says Ronald Koeman
- September 19, 2017

Bookmakers Ladbrokes have made Dutchman Koeman their new favourite to be sacked. Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf on Monday say Koeman has a player "headache", and that will have been caused by Wayne Rooney's recent drink drive arrest and subsequent conviction. (more...)
France Defeats Serbia To Reach Davis Cup Finals France Defeats Serbia To Reach Davis Cup Finals
- September 19, 2017

With the absence of Novak Djokovic , Viktor Troitski and Yanko Tipsarevich, the French were expected to enjoy a calm weekend in the northern city of Lille. Both semifinals are played on clay. "(This win) was a relief for me, the team and crowd", said Tsonga afterwards. 'It's always important in Davis Cup'. (more...)
Zimmerman powers Nats to 7-1 victory over Dodgers Zimmerman powers Nats to 7-1 victory over Dodgers
- September 18, 2017

Ryan Zimmerman and Stephen Strasburg delivered tonight to beat the Dodgers. They only scored three runs compared to seven. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Nationals are a -150 favorite to win on the moneyline. The change was great all night long. Harper is batting.326/.419/.614 this season with 27 doubles and 29 home runs. Strasburg, who lasted six innings and gave up just the one run, is in line for the win at the time of this writing. (more...)
FIA take 'no further action' against Vettel, Kimi, Max FIA take 'no further action' against Vettel, Kimi, Max
- September 19, 2017

Race stewards said nobody was wholly to blame for the accident, which happened when Red Bull's Max Verstappen was caught between Vettel and Raikkonen at the start. Don't miss the F1 Report: Singapore Review as Mark Gallagher and Kevin Eason join Natalie Pinkham to look back at the frenetic rain-affected night race as well as discussing the fallout to the 2018 engine announcements. (more...)
Now, the Players Are Questioning Eagles' Abandoning of the Run Game Now, the Players Are Questioning Eagles' Abandoning of the Run Game
- September 19, 2017

This is on Pederson. Despite Pederson's pass-happy approach through two games - the Eagles have thrown it 85 times compared to 41 rushes - he seems to be aware that the ratio can't remain out of whack. He had one chance. Blount, meanwhile, spoke briefly to media in the visiting locker room at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday and tried to shrug off concerns about the game. (more...)
Carson Wentz's Tipped Interception Dooms Eagles in Loss to Chiefs Carson Wentz's Tipped Interception Dooms Eagles in Loss to Chiefs
- September 19, 2017

Arizona (1-1) never led until the final play. "He's a smaller Big Ben (Roethlisberger)". A ferocious Kansas City defensive stand held Wentz to a sack and two incomplete passes as the Eagles tried to respond. On Sunday in Kansas City, Kendricks made multiple plays behind the line of scrimmage. The running game was once again nonexistent. Smith is usually Kansas City's version of a Rorschach test, but he was an undeniable part of a 27-20 win over the Eagles on Sunday that in context was ... (more...)