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Joke backfires on Von Miller in Broncos 26-16 loss to Bills Joke backfires on Von Miller in Broncos 26-16 loss to Bills
- September 25, 2017

They certainly weren't ideal, but on a day when their run game was held in check, the pass game was there to pick up the slack. "One thing about it, I always bounce back and learn from mistakes". "So if we've got to win like that with Tyrod, we can do that". Von added his mental error "really put us over the top" and said, "there was no coming back from that". (more...)
Von Miller blames himself for Denver loss after freaky unsportsmanlike penalty Von Miller blames himself for Denver loss after freaky unsportsmanlike penalty
- September 25, 2017

Miller offered his hand to a downed Taylor. Both he and Miller laughed. Out came the yellow handkerchief. The fake hand extension resulted in an extension of the Bills drive. Buffalo wasn't as dominant as it had been last Sunday, when it sacked Cam Newton six times and held the Panthers to three field goals. "The whole world is so sensitive that it makes me want to throw up", he said. (more...)
Von Miller Flagged for Pretending to Help Tyrod Taylor Von Miller Flagged for Pretending to Help Tyrod Taylor
- September 25, 2017

The officials weren't laughing, though, penalizing Miller for unsportsmanlike conduct. The fake hand extension resulted in an extension of the Bills drive. How in the world is that a penalty? "I can't put my team in situations like that, " he said. "I brought us home many times, I've closed games fifty million times". (more...)
Atletico to re-sign Costa Atletico to re-sign Costa
- September 25, 2017

Atletico were under a transfer ban this summer, which complicated the deal, though various reports suggest an agreement could now be close for Costa to move to the Spanish capital in the winter. Costa finished as Chelsea's top scorer for each of his three seasons in London, but while his contribution on the field was huge his time at Stamford Bridge has not always been harmonious. (more...)
Arsene Wenger says Kieran Gibbs' exit hurt more than Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's Arsene Wenger says Kieran Gibbs' exit hurt more than Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's
- September 25, 2017

But Wenger said: "You can not sacrifice deliberately any competition with the pressure that every club is under now". "Academy players carry the values that you think are important, which are based on mental qualities, humility, respect and commitment, and as well football qualities which means you always try to play in a positive way". (more...)
Billy Vunipola sidelined for four months Billy Vunipola sidelined for four months
- September 25, 2017

The powerful back rower has 34 England caps, but last appeared for the national team in March after a four-month lay off following another injury to his right knee . The three-day camp is part of preparations for an autumn programme that begins with a match against Argentina at Twickenham on 11 November and continues with further clashes against Australia and Samoa. (more...)
Diamondbacks celebrate postseason clinch after walk-off win Diamondbacks celebrate postseason clinch after walk-off win
- September 25, 2017

Martinez went 2 for 5 on the night with the RBI and three strikeouts, but no one will care about the whiffs as long as he keeps producing in clutch situations. The season could not end fast enough for Rays All-Star Chris Archer. ATLANTA - Nick Pivetta (7-10) allowed five hits in six innings to outpitch Luiz Gohara (1-3) in a matchup of rookies, and Mikael Franco hit a tiebreaking home run in the fifth as Atlanta finished 37-44 in its first season at SunTrust Park. (more...)
Puerto Rico Dam Failing; Flash Flood Emergency Declared Puerto Rico Dam Failing; Flash Flood Emergency Declared
- September 25, 2017

The death toll in Puerto Rico stood at six but is likely to rise. Miller and her husband were thousands of miles away from home when the Category 4 hurricane hit on Wednesday. Torres finds solace in his "friends of the diaspora boricua" (other Puerto Ricans on the USA mainland), who are also anxiously awaiting information about relief efforts for their home. (more...)
6 civilians killed by BSF on Peace day at LoC 6 civilians killed by BSF on Peace day at LoC
- September 25, 2017

At least six people were killed and 30 others were injured along the Sialkot sectors when Indian forces resorted to shelling from across the Working Boundary. "Pakistan Rangers Punjab befittingly responded silencing the Indian guns targeting civil population", the Army said. Condemning the unprovoked firing by Indian forces, which claimed six lives and injured 26, Iqbal said India had showed cowardice by attacking innocent civilians living along the Working Boundary. (more...)
Morata scores hat-trick as Chelsea thump Stoke 4-0 Morata scores hat-trick as Chelsea thump Stoke 4-0
- September 25, 2017

Just a day after it had been confirmed that the Blues had agreed a fee with Atletico Madrid for Costa, Morata was involved in his sixth, seventh and eighth goals for Chelsea since joining from Real Madrid during the summer. Morata wasn't the only Spaniard to shine at Stoke , though. Chelsea's Spanish striker has scored five times in six Premier League matches, six in all competitions, and had too much guile... (more...)
Alvaro Morata slams his own performance v Stoke Alvaro Morata slams his own performance v Stoke
- September 25, 2017

Morata has, however, justified that show of faith, with his hat-trick against Stoke further highlighting that he is capable of filling some big boots at Stamford Bridge. His link-up play with Ede Hazard created some risky opportunities and if it not for a lack of composure, Moses could easily have grabbed himself a goal or an assist. (more...)
Colts Take Their First Victory of the Season Colts Take Their First Victory of the Season
- September 25, 2017

Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. EST on CBS. At Taylor's Bakery, they say when the team does well- they do well. DIGGING A HOLE: It's three weeks into the season and the Browns aren't just winless, they haven't held a lead. Cleveland (0-2 ) rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer has struggled as he adjusts to the NFL. Kizer's 11-yard touchdown pass to Britt cut the deficit to 10 points with 6:56 remaining, and his 1-yard dive made it a three-point game with 2:04 to play. (more...)
Lynx lose squeaker in game one of finals Lynx lose squeaker in game one of finals
- September 25, 2017

Yet Minnesota kept chipping away, getting within five points midway through the third quarter. Tell me what you think about Game one of the WNBA Finals! Nneka Ogwumike scored on a short jumper for an 83-82 Sparks lead with 26.2 seconds left. (more...)
Donald Trump withdraws White House invite for Golden State Warriors' Steph Curry Donald Trump withdraws White House invite for Golden State Warriors' Steph Curry
- September 25, 2017

It's a tradition for professional and collegiate sports teams to visit the White House after winning championships. The Golden State Warriors guard had outright stated he would vote against going to the White House if the team was invited, saying that "we don't stand for what our president has". (more...)
Peter Sagan wins third straight road race world championship title Peter Sagan wins third straight road race world championship title
- September 25, 2017

Peter Sagan turned around an annus horribilis in style on Sunday, celebrating his third straight road race world title less than three months after being kicked out of the Tour de France. The guys from the back catch us, and after, we came into the finish. The 29-year-old South Yorkshireman said: "Sagan was incredible, I think all of us were trying a couple of moves because it was all over the place, but he did wonderful. (more...)
Cavs, Spurs, Heat are among Dwyane Wade suitors Cavs, Spurs, Heat are among Dwyane Wade suitors
- September 25, 2017

It appears that the era of Dwyane Wade will come to an end after just one season. According to The Chicago Tribune's K.C. Johnson, Dwayne Wade and the Chicago Bulls have reached a buyout agreement that would leave the 12-time All-Star free to sign with the team of his choosing. (more...)
NASCAR owners side with Trump, take firm stance against anthem protests NASCAR owners side with Trump, take firm stance against anthem protests
- September 25, 2017

Team owner Richard Petty, who won a record-tying seven championships as a driver, said he would fire any employee that didn't stand for the anthem. In a state whose motto is "Live Free or Die", crewman, including numerous African-Americans, stood in rows as usual for the national anthem, adhering to the prevailing opinion of the sport's team owners. (more...)
Refs screw Von Miller on ridiculous personal foul Refs screw Von Miller on ridiculous personal foul
- September 25, 2017

Then, when he got up, Miller extended his hand to help Tyrod up, but pulled it back at the last second and walked away. "I just got to be better than that". After the game, Taylor was light-hearted about the incident, saying he thought it was amusing and that he didn't realize the bit would result in a penalty at the time, adding that he admits he got "played". (more...)
Manchester rules the roost as City and United share EPL lead Manchester rules the roost as City and United share EPL lead
- September 25, 2017

Despite having been Chelsea's second choice in the transfer window, Alvaro Morata is quickly proving his doubters wrong in the English Premier League. Cheikhou Kouyate headed West Ham within touching distance but Tottenham held on to make it three wins from three away from home. But new striker Romelu Lukaku gives them greater cutting edge, and his 20th-minute goal settled the game, the Belgium striker finishing at the second attempt after Saints goalkeeper Fraser Forster parried ... (more...)
Kyle Busch advances to NASCAR playoffs with New Hampshire win Kyle Busch advances to NASCAR playoffs with New Hampshire win
- September 25, 2017

Sep. Sunday's race started with both Kyles on the front row. This wreck brought out a red flag and ended the day for Harvick and Kurt Busch . The slowest of the playoff drivers was Ricky Stenhouse Jr . Jones (fifth) was the lone non-playoff driver to earn Stage 2 points. The remainder of the top 10 drivers in New Hampshire were the following. It only got worse from here, as Truex, Dale Jr, and Jeffrey Earnhardt were all collected in this incident. (more...)