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Why David Ross not the right choice for manager Why David Ross not the right choice for manager
- October 23, 2019

But really, this is a hire based in the perception that Ross can serve as a motivational and unifying force in the clubhouse in ways that Maddon was considered lacking in his last couple of years at the helm. Others have concerns that while Ross was successful as a player, he has no experience as a manager. The Cubs missed the postseason this year with an 84-78 record. (more...)
Rugby ref sorry for 'inappropriate' photo, stood down for World Cup semis Rugby ref sorry for 'inappropriate' photo, stood down for World Cup semis
- October 23, 2019

Wales beat France 20-19 after Peyper sent off France lock Sebastien Vahaamahina for elbowing Aaron Wainwright in the face when France were leading 19-10 early in the second half. French duo Romain Poite and Pascal Gauzere have been appointed as the assistant referees, with South Africa's Marius Jonker the Television Match Official. (more...)
Roger Federer celebrates 1500th career match with a commanding win Roger Federer celebrates 1500th career match with a commanding win
- October 23, 2019

The victory improved his career record at the tournament to 72-9 and increased his Basel win streak to 21 straight matches. "I$3 knew of the danger playing Peter, especially indoors". The Swiss legend also praised Andy Murray's weekend Antwerp title just 10 months after the former number one underwent a hip resurfacing. "My preparation had to be a little faster than usual since I have to start Monday", said Federer ahead of the Swiss Indoors tournament. (more...)
China and the National Basketball Association: human rights or cashing checks? China and the National Basketball Association: human rights or cashing checks?
- October 23, 2019

But somehow, everything is in flames - especially the jersey of LeBron James . "So, it's been no-win for a lot of those players, so I'm very sympathetic". The very same people trying to dunk on him now have often had little interest in hearing about social justice causes in America - particularly when James was involved - but, suddenly, they weirdly feel like his voice is not only valued, but required. (more...)
Club Brugge vs. Paris Saint-Germain - Football Match Report Club Brugge vs. Paris Saint-Germain - Football Match Report
- October 23, 2019

The France forward became the youngest player to score 15 goals in the competition at 20 years and 306 days. Tuchel's side now sit five points clear at the top of Group A after three games with Real Madrid the only other side to have won a match in their group. (more...)
Ex-Georgia, Miami coach Mark Richt suffers heart attack, now 'doing fine' Ex-Georgia, Miami coach Mark Richt suffers heart attack, now 'doing fine'
- October 23, 2019

So I wanted to be able to inform everyone that I did have a heart attack this morning. I am doing fine. Richt said in a tweet sent shortly before noon ET that he plans to be back at work as an analyst at ACC Network this weekend. Before joining Miami, Richt went 145-51 in 15 years at Georgia . "The decision came after a great deal of thought, discussions with my family, and prayer", Richt wrote in a prepared statement about his retirement , the Miami Herald reported. (more...)
Chelsea want to keep hold of Abraham Chelsea want to keep hold of Abraham
- October 23, 2019

He was once bang on when he spoke to me and alongside with his quotes [suggesting he could request a move in January] when he was once away with France . 'Since I was a young boy, I've always had a dream that I would break into the first team one day. "For me to be training with these two players is wonderful". (more...)
Jaylen Brown Agrees To Four-Year, $115M Extension With Celtics Jaylen Brown Agrees To Four-Year, $115M Extension With Celtics
- October 23, 2019

Facing a Monday night deadline to get a rookie extension done, Ainge and the 22-year-old Brown finalized a four-year, $115 million extension to keep Brown away from what would've been a risky summer as a restricted free agent. "It's very emotional. A lot of guys you went to battle with, won a lot of games together". Regardless of his resolution to depart the crew, he appears like he "made the most" out of his profession in Boston. (more...)
Shaquille O'Neal Defends Daryl Morey Over China Comments, 'He Was Right' Shaquille O'Neal Defends Daryl Morey Over China Comments, 'He Was Right'
- October 23, 2019

We're allowed to say what we want to say and we are allowed to speak out on injustices and that's just how it goes", O'Neal said during a panel discussion. Morey has not addressed the controversy since several tweets attempting to clarify his position on the protests. According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst , Chinese state television (CCTV) is not airing Tuesday night's season-opening National Basketball Association doubleheader, a slate that includes LeBron James and the Los Angeles ... (more...)
Sarfaraz Ahmed ignored for Australian tour as PCB announces the squads Sarfaraz Ahmed ignored for Australian tour as PCB announces the squads
- October 23, 2019

Spinner Usman Qadir , the son of Pakistan cricketing legend Abdul Qadir, hopes to live up to the coaches' expectations and use his experience of playing in Australian conditions. "I am not thinking about bowling to the likes of David Warner or Steve Smith, rather I want to make an impression with my pace and penetration", Musa said in a news release issued by the Pakistan Cricket Board on Tuesday. (more...)
Pairs 2024 unveils new Olympic and Paralymic emblem Pairs 2024 unveils new Olympic and Paralymic emblem
- October 23, 2019

If you're not familiar with Marianne, she's the personified "embodiment of the French Republic" and "the most widely shared representation of the motherland, at times fiery and warlike, at times pacific and nurturing". Social media has panned the Olympic Games Paris 2024 logo, unveiled at a ceremony in the French capital, as resembling everything from the dating app Tinder to the famous "Rachel from Friends " haircut. (more...)
Bielsa gives update on side for Preston clash Bielsa gives update on side for Preston clash
- October 23, 2019

But Nketiah rescued a point for the Whites after looping a header over Rudd and in despite Bauer's best efforts on the line with just three minutes left. Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa: "Until they scored, the match had a direction (which was) hard to change". Leeds won 1-0 against Birmingham City at Elland Road, where Kalvin Phillips scored the only goal of the match in the 65th minute. (more...)
Maple Leafs set to begin life without John Tavares against Bruins Maple Leafs set to begin life without John Tavares against Bruins
- October 23, 2019

Whether that means moving Alexander Kerfoot up to one of the top-six spots, or having another play slotted in beside Trevor Moore and Mitch Marner - time will tell. Rielly opened the scoring at 5:55 of the first period with his first goal of the season on a wrist shot from the point that deflected off Bruins defenseman Brandon Carlo. (more...)
Jaguars and Eagles have Made a Secret Trade deal for Jalen Ramsey Jaguars and Eagles have Made a Secret Trade deal for Jalen Ramsey
- October 23, 2019

Ramsey went through a second full practice with the Rams on Friday, three days after Los Angeles acquired the former All-Pro cornerback in a trade with Jacksonville. They want him as part of the franchise's future as well. There will be no holdout if it doesn't happen quickly. He would like a new deal, and so would the Rams, and both know the contract would set records for an National Football League cornerback and could set records for an National Football League defensive player. (more...)
Canadiens at Blues: Five things you should know Canadiens at Blues: Five things you should know
- October 23, 2019

They didn't collapse after the quick goals. The puck then slid into the net. "He didn't intend or want to center me out". I don't think we needed that reminder. Montreal scored twice in a 16-second span in the second period. The opposition's best shooter is getting a clean one-timer look, seam-passes are getting through, and shots are going unblocked. (more...)
Rodgers Throws 5 TD Passes, Packers Gash Raiders 42-24 Rodgers Throws 5 TD Passes, Packers Gash Raiders 42-24
- October 23, 2019

Offensive linemen don't have glamorous jobs, but they deserve credit for the success of this offense and should not be overlooked. Getting to future Hall of Famer Aaron Rodgers will be crucial for the young Raiders pass rush on Sunday. Derek Carr threw for 293 yards, two touchdowns and an interception for Oakland. A great game is deserving of the game ball, but a ideal passer rating is deserving of a reaction like this one. (more...)
Heat suspend Dion Waiters for season opener over conduct Heat suspend Dion Waiters for season opener over conduct
- October 23, 2019

The Heat said he will be permitted to return to the team on Thursday. When healthy, the sharp-shooting guard has averaged 14 points with 3.6 assists per game while shooting 36.5% from beyond the 3-point arc since joining the team in 2016. Waiters is the second player to face publicly announced punishment from the Heat already this season. James Johnson wasn't allowed to participate in training camp because he fell short of the team's conditioning requirements. (more...)
Spurs still ‘fighting’ for Mauricio Pochettino, insists Toby Alderweireld Spurs still ‘fighting’ for Mauricio Pochettino, insists Toby Alderweireld
- October 23, 2019

Tottenham , who had already lost to Newcastle United and Leicester City, were beaten 3-0 by Brighton and Hove Albion before the worldwide break but Pochettino said his team would recover. When you act natural, if you are a natural leader, you don't feel the responsibility. The global break has charged up the Tottenham manager as he conducted the "boxes" drill during the training sessions. (more...)
Premier League round-up: VAR steals the headlines on eventful afternoon Premier League round-up: VAR steals the headlines on eventful afternoon
- October 23, 2019

Although Liverpool remain unbeaten in the Premier League, the draw with Manchester United did end the Reds' winning run at 17. Bournemouth and Norwich played out a 0-0 draw at the Vitality stadium. Then scoring a goal... wow! Nevertheless, given Liverpool have lost only one of their last 48 Premier League games, it is an anomaly the manager is looking to reverse. (more...)
Giants staying with Daniel Jones at QB Giants staying with Daniel Jones at QB
- October 23, 2019

Barkley, who also caught three passes for 8 yards, could have had a much better day. "I have to do a better job in the middle, and getting some of those plays that I'm used to making, that I'm not making this year". The Lions are allowing 139 yards per game on the ground, compared to 110 last season. Barkley has a game and 18 carries under his belt while the rookie quarterback Jones is facing a defense freshly torched by Cousins and the Vikings. (more...)

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