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WAFU Cup of Nations WAFU Cup of Nations
- September 24, 2017

The Ghanaians topped the group while the Nigerians finished second in the group. "We know how they operate but it'll not be easy". "We are going to face Nigeria again, of course, they are a tough side. The implication is that Ghana's B team has little to look forward to before the qualifying campaign for the 2020 CHAN, and therefore will throw everything into this encounter to have sweet memories in the meantime. (more...)
Steve Kerr on Warriors' possible White House visit: We'll talk about it Steve Kerr on Warriors' possible White House visit: We'll talk about it
- September 24, 2017

While the White House has yet to formally extend an invitation to the team, National Basketball Association sources told ESPN that the Trump administration is expected to do so if the Warriors decide they would accept. That's what happens sometimes when I get into these basketball debates about what I really love, to play basketball. I will put my two cents in, but the players, they're the ones who won the championship, they're the ones who did all the work, and they're the ones who will be ... (more...)
Charles Barkley Says Warriors Not Visiting White House 'Sets A Bad Precedent' Charles Barkley Says Warriors Not Visiting White House 'Sets A Bad Precedent'
- September 24, 2017

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has faced comparisons to NBA Hall of Fame and Chicago Bulls great Michael Jordan throughout his career, with most claiming Jordan was the greatest of all time, or the GOAT, for winning more championships. (more...)
Andy Townsend predicts where Man United will finish this season Andy Townsend predicts where Man United will finish this season
- September 24, 2017

United beat Everton 4-0 at Old Trafford , while City saw off Watford 6-0 at Vicarage Road, and speaking on The Debate -Live on Monday evening, Townsend says Jose Mourinho's side will be challenging come May. Manchester United will look to continue their strong start to the season when they take on Southampton at St Mary's on Saturday afternoon. Herrera has been a firm fan favourite since his move from Athletic Bilbao and had excellent season a year ago in Mourinho's debut campaign ... (more...)
Tiemoue Bakayoko is available for Stoke City - Chelsea coach Antonio Conte Tiemoue Bakayoko is available for Stoke City - Chelsea coach Antonio Conte
- September 24, 2017

Further attempts to discuss Costa, giving Conte the opportunity to reflect on their successful working relationship, were met with a similar response. Hughes, who also played for the Blues, said: "I think they've got more sendings off in the opening five or six games as in the whole of past year. I was pleased to see these performances from them and for sure these are two players with good prospects, they stay with us, we trust them and they have to continue in this way", Conte added. (more...)
Kohli's boys out to seal series Kohli's boys out to seal series
- September 24, 2017

At 36, and an illustrious career to reflect on where Dhoni has won two World Cups (World T20 in 2007, 50-over World Cup in 2011), the popularity of the Ranchi dasher was unmistakable even in the Virat Kohli era. The Australian middle order has crumbled under pressure twice, while the spinners haven't left any impression on the Indian batsmen. The major reason why the Indian batsmen have not been able to dominate the world champions is the incredibly consistent performance of their pacers, ... (more...)
Butch Jones on Tennessee's 17-13 win over UMass: 'Just flat-out unacceptable' Butch Jones on Tennessee's 17-13 win over UMass: 'Just flat-out unacceptable'
- September 24, 2017

It's really hard to tell from the sidelines, but we had way too many negative yardage football plays. "It starts first and foremost with me and everyone else in our organization", Jones stated. Michael Schreiner missed the extra point to keep Tennessee in front 7-6 with 2:57 remaining in the first half. Young gained 76 yards on 14 carries. (more...)
Portugal Masters: Marc Warren two shots behind leader Portugal Masters: Marc Warren two shots behind leader
- September 24, 2017

Coetzee's 67 left him just one stroke shy of the summit, while overnight leader Nino Bertasio sits on 12 under alongside Eddie Pepperell and Marc Warren. "I'm very happy, 7 under, no bogeys, seven birdies - that's what you want every day, " said Luiten, who missed three cuts in his last four tournaments. (more...)
NEB Soccer: Huskers Drop 1-0 Decision to Ohio State NEB Soccer: Huskers Drop 1-0 Decision to Ohio State
- September 24, 2017

Albrecht said in a telephone interview after the match her improvement in some tough hitting situations has come as she's learned to trust her teammates behind her calling out open spots when she goes up to swing. Nebraska won 3-2 at Penn State, swept the Lions in Lincoln, and then came from down 2-0 to win in a regional final at Devaney in December. Hunter had 39 assists and six kills of her own to help keep the Nittany Lions off balance. (more...)
SC beat Louisiana Tech thanks to this incredible catch SC beat Louisiana Tech thanks to this incredible catch
- September 24, 2017

The field goal by Parker White was clutch, but kicking woes nearly downed the Gamecocks as White was 0/2 on field goal attempts before the game-winner. Louisiana Tech would come out firing to start the second half. Smith's favorite target has been junior Teddy Veal, who has caught 15 passes for 133 yards, but the Bulldogs' most explosive receiver is sophomore Rhashid Bonnette, who has averaged 37 yards per catch, aided by an 87-yard touchdown. (more...)
Rutgers vs. Nebraska: Who has the edge? Rutgers vs. Nebraska: Who has the edge?
- September 24, 2017

Since joining the Big Ten , the road has been unkind to the Scarlet Knights. Rutgers' 10 first-half points were the product of a sharp opening drive and a field goal that came from Lee's first-half interception. Lee was 7 for 9 for 81 yards before getting knocked out of the game on a sack in the second quarter. With the game in its infancy and still tied at 0-0, Rutgers quarterback Kyle Bolin looked into the flats for his tight end. (more...)
Georgia 31, Mississippi State 3 Georgia 31, Mississippi State 3
- September 24, 2017

That one was in Starkville. According to OddsShark , Georgia is favored by six points, and the over-under is set at 48.5. Georgia: Heads to Rocky Top for its first SEC road game against Tennessee (3-1), which can't afford another conference loss after falling to Florida and faced intense criticism for a lackluster 17-13 victory over winless MA. (more...)
Athletics' Bruce Maxwell first Major League Baseball player to kneel during national anthem Athletics' Bruce Maxwell first Major League Baseball player to kneel during national anthem
- September 24, 2017

As Maxwell took a knee, Mark Canha put his hand on the rookie catcher's shoulder and afterward Maxwell and Canha exchanged a hug. The African-American Maxwell was actually born in Germany, on a military base. "The Oakland A's pride ourselves on being inclusive", the statement read. Maxwell is the first Major League Baseball player to do so, and he tweeted out earlier in the day that he would not be surprised to see more players do it soon. (more...)
Clemson Pulls Away in 4th Quarter to Beat BC 34-7 Clemson Pulls Away in 4th Quarter to Beat BC 34-7
- September 24, 2017

Clemson has won the last six matchups. Landry finished with eight stops, including one for a loss, but majority came in the fourth quarter as the Tigers put the game away on the ground. Boston College looked like it had plenty to grow on from its defensive effort against the powerhouse Tigers. Clemson had averaged almost 44 points in its seven home contests a year ago, but has managed just seven touchdowns combined in its past two games at Death Valley. (more...)
Five stats to tell your mates from Saturday's Premier League games Five stats to tell your mates from Saturday's Premier League games
- September 24, 2017

His predatory instincts were on display when completed his hat-trick by finishing off a attractive team move in which Azpilicueta set Morata up for the fourth time this season by chesting the ball into his fellow Spaniard's path, thus leaving the No.9 with a tap-in. (more...)
Boxing Preview - Fury v Parker Boxing Preview - Fury v Parker
- September 24, 2017

In a tightly fought bout, Parker won over two judges - who scored the fight 118-110 in his favour while the third judge couldn't split the fighters, scoring it 114-apiece. 'It's a great result, but I want to go back to New Zealand and have a bit of a break now. Parker made a busy start and had some struggles findng his range, but eventually landed the better shots. (more...)
South Carolina's late field goal tops Louisiana Tech, 17-16 South Carolina's late field goal tops Louisiana Tech, 17-16
- September 24, 2017

Jake Bentley connected with Bryan Edwards on a 41-yard strike to set up the game-winner, but Edwards out to outwork the La. Ty'Son Williams ran 13 times for 95. The Gamecocks seemed done for ... their season even more wrecked than it was after last week's humiliating home loss to perennial SEC East bottom dweller Kentucky. (more...)
Barca remain perfect in Girona, Real bounce back Barca remain perfect in Girona, Real bounce back
- September 24, 2017

Earlier, Diego Costa was an interested spectator as Atletico Madrid leapfrogged Sevilla into second thanks to goals from Yannick Carrasco and Antoine Griezmann in a 2-0 win at the Wanda Metropolitano. Practically all of us are playing, some more and some less, but that's normal. The win came three days after Madrid lost 1-0 at home to Ceballos' former team, Real Betis. (more...)
Cal has USC on UPSET ALERT in Berkeley Cal has USC on UPSET ALERT in Berkeley
- September 24, 2017

USC (4-0, 2-0 Pac-12) has dominated the series with its in-state rival by winning 14 straight against the Golden Bears (3-1, 0-1), but this was one of the tightest matchups in years as the game was tied early in the fourth quarter. So USC's defense gave the offense a hand. Darnold will throw another handful of touchdowns, but he will also have another costly interception that keeps Cal in this contest. (more...)
Stoke could have one fit centre-back for Chelsea game - Hughes Stoke could have one fit centre-back for Chelsea game - Hughes
- September 24, 2017

Though, it was worrying for Chelsea fans and football fans in general when news filtered out that the player had been involved in a crash. But the Belgium global proved his match fitness in Wednesday's Carabao Cup win over Nottingham Forest by playing the entire 90 minutes and also finished the game with an assist. (more...)

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