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Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Preview and Prediction Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Preview and Prediction
- September 24, 2017

With all the focus on Penn State's prolific offense and Heisman candidates, it might be easy to overlook the Nittany Lions' defense. Iowa has the tools to move the chains and grind out drives against Penn State's defense, but the key for the Hawkeyes will be to provide some offensive help for Wadley and to slow down a Penn State offense with Trace McSorley , Mike Gesicki and a wide receiver unit that is unsafe at any given moment. (more...)
New England Patriots vs Houston Texans: Game Three Preview and Prediction New England Patriots vs Houston Texans: Game Three Preview and Prediction
- September 24, 2017

The Patriots have a pair of options they like in LaAdrian Waddle and Cam Fleming, though both players had their share of difficulty with Texans pass-rushers in joint practices last month at The Greenbrier in West Virginia. The point of the protests on Sunday had less to do with anything other than pushing back against Trump for what he said about National Football League players on Friday. (more...)
Golden Tate tweets out special request to Detroit Lions fans Golden Tate tweets out special request to Detroit Lions fans
- September 24, 2017

In a statement released Sunday, in rebuttal to President Trump stating that National Football League owners should fire players who protest - referring to protesters as, "son of a bitch" - Ford said the organization does not support negative and disrespectful comments. (more...)
Stoke City vs Chelsea Stoke City vs Chelsea
- September 24, 2017

Chelsea will still be without Danny Drinkwater (calf) while David Luiz is suspended and Eden Hazard could make his first PL start but they have no fresh injury concerns otherwise. Stoke City have a selection dilemma in defence, with Kevin Wimmer (thigh) at risk of joining Kurt Zouma (ineligible), Ryan Shawcross (back) and Geoff Cameron (thigh) on the sidelines. (more...)
Patriots' owner Robert Kraft criticizes friend Trump over his 'disappointing' National Football League remarks Patriots' owner Robert Kraft criticizes friend Trump over his 'disappointing' National Football League remarks
- September 24, 2017

During a rally in Alabama on Friday night, President Trump commented on the ongoing trend of NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem. Kraft reportedly donated $1million to Trump's inauguration celebrations, dined with him a week after the Patriots won the Super Bowl and gave him a Super Bowl ring. (more...)
Lukaku helps Man Utd register convincing win over Southampton Lukaku helps Man Utd register convincing win over Southampton
- September 24, 2017

Phil Jones was arguably United's best defender and was faultless having kept Shane Long at bay and clearing anything that came his way. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has paid credit to his side's "hard work" after they edged past Southampton at St Mary's this afternoon. (more...)
WWE No Mercy Preview: Thoughts on Cena-Reigns, Lesnar-Strowman WWE No Mercy Preview: Thoughts on Cena-Reigns, Lesnar-Strowman
- September 24, 2017

Plus, I've got a feeling this feud isn't ending anytime soon. Those who are rooting for Strowman to beat The Beast Incarnate, however, are in for disappointment because the reports suggest things will go Lesnar's favor. #5: Emma wins the Women's ChampionshipThe Real BO$$. After trading insults and competing in tag team matches together, a contract signing was done to confirm a match between them at WWE No Mercy . (more...)
Antonio Conte sets sights on Atletico Madrid after Chelsea's win at Stoke Antonio Conte sets sights on Atletico Madrid after Chelsea's win at Stoke
- September 24, 2017

I am hoping it won't stop him laying but clearly at the moment he's a big risk. "Now we have to play three games and yes, there is the possibility to try to pick him for these games". However, Pedro Rodriguez extended the lead to 2-0 for the Blues in the 30th minute with a right footed strike from outside the box. Former Republic of Ireland winger Kevin Kilbane says Morata has hit the ground running having swapped Madrid for west London. (more...)
NY Gov. Cuomo visits Puerto Rico to aid recovery NY Gov. Cuomo visits Puerto Rico to aid recovery
- September 24, 2017

There's no power on the island. Puerto Rico faces a daunting struggle to recover after being devastated by Hurricane Maria this week. The governor said there is "significant damage" to the dam and authorities believe it could give way at any moment. (more...)
Antonio Conte speaks out about Alvaro Morata after Chelsea batter Stoke Antonio Conte speaks out about Alvaro Morata after Chelsea batter Stoke
- September 24, 2017

Morata, the club record signing bought to replace Costa, was on the scoresheet within the opening 90 seconds before Pedro extended the lead on the half hour mark. Nearly notched another couple of goals in addition to his hat-trick. Pedro scored the Blues' other goal, and Chelsea moved third in the league with 13 points. (more...)
Stoke City 0-4 Chelsea: 5 Talking Points Stoke City 0-4 Chelsea: 5 Talking Points
- September 24, 2017

In the week it was confirmed Costa was set to rejoin Atletico Madrid, Morata looked more comfortable than ever in the role as his successor as Chelsea's main striker. Pedro scored Chelsea's second and Azpilicueta was outstanding during a win that proved the Blues showed that they have the quality all over the pitch to fight off the Manchester clubs and retain their Premier League crown. (more...)
Jaguars owner Shad Khan joins players in show of unity before game Jaguars owner Shad Khan joins players in show of unity before game
- September 24, 2017

The Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars kicked off early Sunday morning in London and, as expected, there were mass demonstrations during the National Anthem in response to President Donald Trump. The Jaguars' gesture was joined by a showing from the Ravens . The league is likely to see similar signs of unity and protest on Sunday as other games get set to kickoff. (more...)
Stoke boss Hughes: Chelsea struggling to manage their dark arts Stoke boss Hughes: Chelsea struggling to manage their dark arts
- September 24, 2017

Morata scored his second goal of the match to make it 3-0 in the 76th minute with a shot inside the six-yard box following an assist from Tiemoue Bakayoko . "It was a good day, a good result for us". Pedro was the other scorer for Chelsea as The Blues made the best of the mistakes at the back by Stoke in a match that was controlled by the hosts. (more...)
Chargers CB Verrett to have knee surgery Chargers CB Verrett to have knee surgery
- September 24, 2017

Verrett played in 63 snaps in Week 1 against the Denver Broncos, but reaggravated an injury on the same knee which he had an operation on during the offseason. Trevor Williams, a second-year undrafted free agent from Penn State, will replace Verrett in the starting lineup. A first-round pick out of TCU in 2014, Verrett has now seen three of his four pro seasons cut short by injury. (more...)
United Trying to Identify Fans Sung Offensive Romelu Lukaku Song United Trying to Identify Fans Sung Offensive Romelu Lukaku Song
- September 24, 2017

Romelu Lukaku himself has requested that the supporters "move on" from singing the chant in question and Manchester United now has a responsibility to ensure that the request is complied with. Asked why he had been dismissed, Mourinho said: "I don't know". Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino says that his side performed to "90%" of their capability against Manchester United , which he believes was enough to warrant a draw. (more...)
Indore ODI: Australia bat, Finch returns Indore ODI: Australia bat, Finch returns
- September 24, 2017

Indore: Australian captain Steve Smith won the toss and elected to bat in the third One-Day International against India here on Sunday. The bowlers Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal collected 100 scores on this situation or circumstances. (more...)
Lukaku bails United out Lukaku bails United out
- September 24, 2017

Jose Mourinho felt Manchester United were forced to adopt defensive tactics in their win at Southampton as some of the players were lacking sharpness. The Saints just need to start converting some of their chances ahead of their challenging fixtures in November and December. Sections of the club's travelling supporters continued to use the song at St Mary's Stadium , where Lukaku scored the only goal of the game. (more...)
Paul Pogba May Require Surgery For Hamstring Injury Paul Pogba May Require Surgery For Hamstring Injury
- September 24, 2017

The France worldwide is now down with a hamstring injury and has missed his club's three matches against Everton, Burton Albion and Southampton with a decision on whether to operate on his injured hamstring to be made next week, according to Finnish surgeon Sakari Orava. (more...)
MI football QB Wilton Speight leaves Purdue game with injury MI football QB Wilton Speight leaves Purdue game with injury
- September 24, 2017

It was O'Korn who helped march MI (3-0) down the field for a 13-play, 84-yard drive to give the Wolverines a 7-0 lead. MI has 131 yards of total offense - 34 of which came on the final two plays of the half - and just 29 on the ground. Meanwhile, Purdue (2-1) has made do with its passing game. Evans (5'11/200) also caught two passes for 28 yards, and looked like the most dynamic player in the MI offense on Saturday, as fellow running backs Ty Isaac and Karan Higdon were held in check by ... (more...)
Hawkeye Heartbreak, Penn State Scores on Final Play to Beat Iowa Hawkeye Heartbreak, Penn State Scores on Final Play to Beat Iowa
- September 24, 2017

Notre Dame would not fair much better, winning four games the entire year. "People that appreciate football, (that last drive) was a clinic", Barkley told reporters after the game, per The Daily Collegian. It was early in the Lions' exhilarating 21-19 win over Iowa , and Barkley's offense couldn't suppress its hiccups. No. 14 Miami 52, Toledo 30: Malik Rosier threw for 333 yards and three touchdowns, and Mark Walton needed only 11 carries to rush for a career-best 204 yards and another ... (more...)