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Zinedine Zidane faces son Enzo Zidane as Real Madrid take on Alaves Zinedine Zidane faces son Enzo Zidane as Real Madrid take on Alaves
- September 23, 2017

Zidane senior said: "Hopefully he doesn't score, because we're competitive". "Perhaps it is a bad moment for us, but - apart from the game against Levante - I am happy with the way we have been playing". We knew we were going to go through some hard moments and we're doing that at the start of the season. "We analyse of course - that is our job to try to improve things - but the most important thing is to make chances". (more...)
Hurricane Maria hammers Leeward Islands already ravaged by Irma Hurricane Maria hammers Leeward Islands already ravaged by Irma
- September 23, 2017

Dominica saw hundreds of homes destroyed as the Category 4 hurricane hit the island, cutting off communications with the outside world and shutting down its airport. It is the second devastating storm to hit the Caribbean this hurricane season - the first being category five Irma earlier in September. The head of Antigua and Barbuda's disaster services said the main communications systems for Dominica are down and the only power to the crippled island is from generators and auto ... (more...)
Indian, Pakistani DGMOs establish contact via hotline: ISPR Indian, Pakistani DGMOs establish contact via hotline: ISPR
- September 23, 2017

ISPR said Pakistan told India that civilians are being targeted intentionally by Indian forces by violating cross border; therefore, the targeting of civilians should be stopped immediately. "The DGMO said there were also continuing attempts to target our troops through sniping and other cross-border actions". The deliberate targeting of civilians is indeed deplorable and contrary to human dignity and worldwide human rights and humanitarian laws, the statement noted. (more...)
Liverpool's Joel Matip backs Jurgen Klopp's style of play Liverpool's Joel Matip backs Jurgen Klopp's style of play
- September 23, 2017

Leicester City welcome Liverpool to the King Power Stadium on Saturday, fresh from knocking the Reds out of the Carabao Cup in midweek with a 2-0 win. The German boss has faced scrutiny in recent weeks after Liverpool's impressive start to the season came to a sudden halt. The question is, if Jurgen Klopp's work with Liverpool is identical (if not inferior) to that of his predecessor, will he be given a similar treatment as him? Jurgen Klopp: "We are still in a good moment ... (more...)
Reds, Padres, M's to extend ballpark netting Reds, Padres, M's to extend ballpark netting
- September 23, 2017

Currently, Major League Baseball "recommends" teams install up to 70 feet of netting from behind home plate to the beginning of the dugouts . (The Mets had already done so for the 2017 at Citi Field, escaping the public criticism.) When a young girl was struck by a foul ball earlier in the week, the public criticism intensified. (more...)
Wins New Hampshire Pole Wins New Hampshire Pole
- September 23, 2017

He won his eighth pole of the season in the No. 18 Toyota. "We just need to close it out on Sunday". It's all about position with five laps to go. The back-to-back mistakes were too costly for Busch to recover. Docked 15 points for the infraction, Elliott is racing at the Magic Mile without the services of crew chief Alan Gustafson and auto chief Joshua Kirk, who earned one-race suspensions. (more...)
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...)