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Lions Wire's Week 3 Player of the Game: Glover Quin Lions Wire's Week 3 Player of the Game: Glover Quin
- September 25, 2017

The Lions will have a nasty taste in their mouths after Sunday's heartbreaking loss, but this is a team that will be in the thick of things in the NFC all year. The Lions (2-1) would have needed to line up, snap the ball and run a play because it would have been fourth down. "We just didn't do as good a job that we've been doing up front", Caldwell said. (more...)
Conte makes shock revelation over Chelsea future Conte makes shock revelation over Chelsea future
- September 25, 2017

But that new deal only saw the former Juventus boss earn a pay rise and he did not actually extend the initial three-year contract he signed upon his arrival in England in 2016. They live football like a celebration. "Even more than results, it matters that the players give everything for their shirt, and if they do that whether they're relegated or not, the fans are ready to applaud". (more...)
Saints play complimentary football in Carolina win Saints play complimentary football in Carolina win
- September 25, 2017

Deep down we want to care about these games but we need the Saints to help make us care. "Like Benjamin, Funchess is a big-bodied wideout at 6'5", 230 pounds, and he could become a reliable option for Cam Newton all over the field. But the numbers only get better for the Black & Gold, when you look at what the Saints averaged in their first two games, and compare it to what the Black & Gold allowed in the battle in Carolina. (more...)
Eagles Make Statement During National Anthem Eagles Make Statement During National Anthem
- September 25, 2017

The Eagles eclipsed that mark three and a half decades later when they won 12 straight from November, 1975 to September, 1981. Or rather, they didn't lose. "It always goes back to practice". It's not all their fault, but until Eli Manning and the rest of the offense can show enough to keep the D off the field, this a unit that you don't need to anxious about playing your fantasy footballers against. (more...)
UNC skipping White House visit due to scheduling issue UNC skipping White House visit due to scheduling issue
- September 25, 2017

According to Carter's report, Kirschner also said that North Carolina players, "were fine with going". With the Curry incident bringing the issue to a national spotlight, a spokesman for UNC said that the team will not be visiting the White House this year-citing scheduling issues as the reason why, and not anything to do with Trump or politics. (more...)
Jamie Vardy: 'I still want to take penalties' Jamie Vardy: 'I still want to take penalties'
- September 25, 2017

The striker's goal was his fifth of the season and sixth in four outings against the Merseyside club, but he admitted it counted for little with Leicester now sitting in 16th place in the table with only four points from their six games to date. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo Demands Zinedine Zidane Drops A Real Madrid Player Cristiano Ronaldo Demands Zinedine Zidane Drops A Real Madrid Player
- September 25, 2017

In Zidane's 20-month spell at the helm, Real have won LaLiga and back-to-back Champions League titles and Calderon said: "The team is strong". And while Real have endured a rough start to their title defence, Alaves are suffering a nightmare start to the season themselves as they have lost all five matches so far and already sacked coach Luis Zubeldia. (more...)
Coca-Cola FEMSA, SAB de CV (ADR) (KOF) Analysts See $0.72 EPS
- September 25, 2017

Coca-Cola Company ( NYSE KO ) traded up 0.15% on Friday, reaching $46.18. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a "buy" rating and set a $49.00 target price on shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. Its up 0.15, from 0.79 in 2017Q1. TX's holdings in Coca-Cola Company (The) were worth $6,396,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. 70 funds opened positions while 206 raised stakes. (more...)
Trump rescinds invitation for Golden State Warriors to visit White House Trump rescinds invitation for Golden State Warriors to visit White House
- September 25, 2017

I know our players who kneeled for the anthem and these are smart young men of character who want to make our world a better place for everyone. Trump's latest entry into the intersection of sports and politics started in Alabama on Friday night, when he said National Football League players who refused to stand for "The Star-Spangled Banner" are exhibiting a "total disrespect of our heritage". (more...)
PV Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan. About time, we say PV Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan. About time, we say
- September 25, 2017

As per the latest reports, Sports Ministry of India Recommends Olympic Medalist PV Sindhu For Padma Bhushan Award on Monday. The Hyderabad athlete showed she was a big-tournament player when she finished with a silver at the World Championships last month after a marathon final against Japan's Okuhara that helped win hearts across the sports fraternity. (more...)
Aston Martin to become title sponsor of F1 team Red Bull Aston Martin to become title sponsor of F1 team Red Bull
- September 25, 2017

Two years ago the famous Red Bull F1 Team was officially called "Infiniti Red Bull Racing" as part of a major sponsorship with the auto brand. Aston Martin will become title sponsor of Red Bull Racing in 2018 and is considering being an engine provider from 2021. (more...)
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...)