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Top brass of Pakistan, India speak after cross-border shelling of civilians Top brass of Pakistan, India speak after cross-border shelling of civilians
- September 23, 2017

Earlier, Pakistan army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor said that Indian forces started "unprovoked firing" along the working boundary in Chappar, Charwah and Harpal sector. On the occasion, Pakistan's acting Foreign Secretary Aitzaz Ahmed the deliberate targeting of civilians is indeed deplorable and contrary to human dignity and worldwide human rights and humanitarian laws. (more...)
Gokhan Saki Sleeps Henrique da Silva With Left Hook Gokhan Saki Sleeps Henrique da Silva With Left Hook
- September 23, 2017

After winning his first two fights in the UFC, "Frankenstein" suffered losses to Paul Craig, Jordan Johnson and Ion Cutelaba, setting up this bout which looked to be a must-win for the 28-year-old Brazilian. Suddenly growing in confidence it's Da Silva who is starting to piece together a sustained combination of punches and kicks that puts Saki in danger against the cage. (more...)
Reds give C Barnhart 4-year extension Reds give C Barnhart 4-year extension
- September 23, 2017

He would've have been eligible for arbitration for the first time this winter. "Tucker has made us proud on the field with his play and off the field with his community involvement", Reds general manager Dick Williams said in a statement. (more...)
Young Girl Hospitalized by Foul Ball at Yankees Game Young Girl Hospitalized by Foul Ball at Yankees Game
- September 23, 2017

Details have been sparse due to HIPAA laws. The girl remained hospitalized Thursday, but is reportedly "doing all right", according to multiple media reports . "I think every stadium should have it", he said (via NJ.com), "but we're not at that point yet". Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers. Outraged fans turned to Twitter to express their concern over the lack of safety netting. (more...)
Packers expect Nelson to play; Cobb a GTD Packers expect Nelson to play; Cobb a GTD
- September 23, 2017

Cincinnati has won its last three meetings with the Packers and the Bengals have covered the spread in the last two encounters. We knew Perry wasn't playing. The Packers on offense will want to be balanced throughout. "Right now, I'm day to day and I'm doing everything I can to get on the field for Sunday". (more...)
Aaron Hernandez's fiancee sues Patriots, says he had severe CTE Aaron Hernandez's fiancee sues Patriots, says he had severe CTE
- September 23, 2017

The latest news about what researchers found when they looked at Aaron Hernandez's brain has sparked the latest discussion about CTE and its connection to football - one that USA TODAY Sports' Nancy Armour wrote is a huge problem for the NFL . (more...)
India control ODI as Aussies feel the heat India control ODI as Aussies feel the heat
- September 23, 2017

The Indian team's second wicket fell on Rahane (55 runs, 64 balls, 7 fours) on 121, which was run out. The Delhi dasher put up yet another masterclass innings with the willow as his knock of 92 runs helped India post a target of 253 runs. (more...)
Bayern lets 2-goal lead slip at home, draws with Wolfsburg Bayern lets 2-goal lead slip at home, draws with Wolfsburg
- September 23, 2017

And the impact of the loss of Neuer, out until the new year with a broken foot, was evident in the very bad error which led to Arnold's goal . Champions Bayern missed their chance to go back on top of the Bundesliga and are on 13 points, second on goal difference to Borussia Dortmund, who are in action against Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday. (more...)
The Seahawks offense is a train wreck and Richard Sherman knows it The Seahawks offense is a train wreck and Richard Sherman knows it
- September 23, 2017

Seattle QB Russell Wilson threw for 257 yards and ran for 61 more in only game against Titans. I expect Oday Aboushi to get the start at right guard over Mark Glowinski . Murray has a hamstring injury, so it's not out of the question that he might not play. Fantasy Tip: Henry has fresh legs and running with more confidence. (more...)
NFL owners should fire players who protest the national anthem NFL owners should fire players who protest the national anthem
- September 23, 2017

At a rally in Huntsville, Alabama, stumping for Luther Strange's senatorial campaign, President Trump spoke at length about the protests and declining ratings happening in the NFL . Regarding protests taking place during the "Star Spangled Banner", Trump suggested that the players protesting before the game be removed from the field. (more...)
Marcus Smith named in 33-man England training squad Marcus Smith named in 33-man England training squad
- September 23, 2017

Marcus Smith , the 18-year-old Harlequins starlet, is one of two uncapped players included, along with Bath's Tom Dunn . England's players are scheduled to meet in Oxford on Sunday for the three-day training camp, as preparations begin for their clash against Argentina on November 11 at Twickenham. (more...)
Roland-Jones sidelined with lower back stress fracture Roland-Jones sidelined with lower back stress fracture
- September 23, 2017

His county issued a brief statement on Friday afternoon, confirming an injury which has a typical recovery time of between six and 12 weeks. Middlesex bowler Toby Roland-Jones has suffered a stress fracture in his back, scans have revealed. (more...)
Gary Woodland just one back at halfway point of Tour Championship Gary Woodland just one back at halfway point of Tour Championship
- September 23, 2017

FedEx Cup points leader Jordan Spieth is three shots off the lead after the first round of the season-ending Tour Championship in Atalanta. PGA champion Thomas joined Webb Simpson and Paul Casey at the top of the leaderboard at East Lake after the trio all finished the day at seven under. (more...)
Woods making steady process, hitting ball further Woods making steady process, hitting ball further
- September 23, 2017

For golf fans, the meat came in Woods' revelation he is "starting to hit the ball a little further" but is not yet taking full swings . A 79-times victor on the PGA Tour who was world number one for a record total of 683 weeks, Woods stunningly lost form in recent years due to injuries and the mastering of a new swing while his ranking has plummeted to a mind-boggling 1,136th after his long spell on the sidelines. (more...)
Five-star point guard commits to Kentucky Five-star point guard commits to Kentucky
- September 23, 2017

If Kentucky can also wrangle a commitment out of R.J. Barrett, the No. 1 player in the 2018 recruiting class, that would likely be the end of the discussion of whether or not Duke has surpassed the Wildcats on the recruiting trail. In the last travel season for the Adidas Gauntlet circuit, Quickley averaged 19.3 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists over 14 games for Team BBC. There will undoubtedly be some bumps in the road along the way, but Quickley's well-rounded scoring repertoire and ... (more...)
Swansea City v Watford Swansea City v Watford
- September 23, 2017

The Portuguese manager's debut season at Vicarage Road got off to an unbeaten start in their first four league games before they were hammered by Premier League leaders City. "But if we achieve good results against the other it's good as well", Silva commented. Frank de Boer's short reign has shown the folly of trying to adopt change too quickly already this season and Clement will be well aware that it's a results-based business that he's in when all is said and done. (more...)
Sane, Toure have a role to play at City, says Guardiola Sane, Toure have a role to play at City, says Guardiola
- September 23, 2017

Manchester City are in talks with Fernandinho over a new contract at the Etihad. He has struggled for game time since Guardiola joined City in 2016, failing to make a top-flight appearance until November past year and being left out of this season's Champions League squad. (more...)
Federal Court To Hear NFL Arguments In Ezekiel Elliott Case Federal Court To Hear NFL Arguments In Ezekiel Elliott Case
- September 23, 2017

That ruling was upheld on appeal by arbitrator Harold Henderson, but Elliott was granted a preliminary injunction after Judge Amos Mazzant III sided with the NFLPA and agreed the 22-year-old didn't receive a fair hearing from Henderson. Before that ruling, though, the National Football League had already moved on to the USA 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans with the same request. (more...)
Brad Ausmus out as Detroit Tigers manager after 2017 Brad Ausmus out as Detroit Tigers manager after 2017
- September 23, 2017

Ausmus and his coaching staff will remain in their current positions through the end of the 2017 season. Brad has done an admirable job under, at times, hard circumstances, especially this season, and we appreciate his professionalism and dedication to the Tigers the past four years. (more...)
Fernandinho 'to sign new Manchester City deal' Fernandinho 'to sign new Manchester City deal'
- September 23, 2017

In an attempt to keep the bigger clubs interested, the football League has allowed English teams playing in European competition to be exempt until the third round since 1996, while replays were scrapped in 1997. "I believe in the quality of the way we play". But their new manager Roy Hodgson guided them to a midweek League Cup win over Huddersfield Town, and Guardiola has warned his players to be wary. (more...)