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Vettel fastest on hard Friday for Mercedes in Malaysia Vettel fastest on hard Friday for Mercedes in Malaysia
- September 30, 2017

I'm hoping our auto has moved in the right direction for the race". However, Vettel made a positive return to action in Malaysia on Friday to claim the fastest time, leading team mate Kimi Raikkonen by 0.604 seconds. Jiang Lan, chairman of the group tasked with running the event, said the race added prestige to Shanghai's worldwide image. "It's part of motor racing", the German told Sky Sports F1 . (more...)
Florida QB Luke Del Rio knocked from game with shoulder injury Florida QB Luke Del Rio knocked from game with shoulder injury
- October 01, 2017

Del Rio - who needed offseason surgeries to fix both shoulders - headed to the locker room and did not return, giving the job back to Franks. Franks completed 10 of 14 passes for 185 yards, including a 49-yarder to Tyrie Cleveland that was almost as ideal as his last pass in The Swamp. (more...)
Yanks turn to CC with East title in play
- September 30, 2017

And if the Red Sox lose their remaining two games and the Yankees win theirs, the Yankees would host a one-game playoff for the division on Monday, with Luis Severino lined up for that start. If he did not pitch on Saturday, Sabathia would have been available out of the bullpen Tuesday, according to Girardi. Garcia, acquired on July 30 in a trade with Minnesota, is 0-3 with a 4.82 ERA in eight starts with NY. (more...)
San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard to miss preseason with quadriceps injury San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard to miss preseason with quadriceps injury
- September 30, 2017

Head coach Gregg Popovich spoke to the media about the injury on Saturday, indicating the injury stems from past year. It's gone a little more slowly than we thought. Popovich said Leonard's quadriceps injury has nothing to do with the ankle injury he sustained in the playoffs last season. A seventh-year veteran, Leonard averaged 25.5 points and 5.8 rebounds last season on the way to making his second All-Star Game, in addition to earning recognition as a first-team All-NBA player. (more...)
Former Purdue coach Joe Tiller dies at age 74 Former Purdue coach Joe Tiller dies at age 74
- September 30, 2017

Joe Tiller was Purdue's all-time winningest coach over 12 seasons. "Today is a very sad day for me and the entire Purdue family", New Orleans Saints and former Purdue quarterback Drew Brees said in the release. Tiller was quoted - and credited - for bringing "basketball on grass" to the Big Ten. In January of 2008, Tiller was awarded the Order of the Griffin - one of Purdue's highest honors - and was inducted into the Purdue Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame in 2013. (more...)
Superb PSG beats Bordeaux 6-2 to stay unbeaten in Ligue 1 Superb PSG beats Bordeaux 6-2 to stay unbeaten in Ligue 1
- September 30, 2017

Thomas Meunier, Edinson Cavani , Julian Draxler and Kylian Mbappe were all on target too, as the Paris powerhouses ensured they became the league's only side to move to eight games unbeaten. Bordeaux created a few chances and looked to have some fight in them, but that was soon snuffed out when PSG's full-back and Belgian worldwide Thomas Meunier joined the party as he swept home from the edge of the area to put PSG seemingly out of sight by only the 21st minute. (more...)
West Brom boss Pulis excited by Krychowiak potential West Brom boss Pulis excited by Krychowiak potential
- September 30, 2017

Pulis believes Krychowiak is so good, he can play in a two-man midfield that allows him to keep those two forwards and return to a back four. West Brom had to weather quite a storm as Watford pushed forward searching for the equaliser and at least maintaining their unbeaten away record - Richarlison sending his header just wide of the post. (more...)
Demonstrators unfurl banner at Busch Stadium protesting Stockley verdict Demonstrators unfurl banner at Busch Stadium protesting Stockley verdict
- September 30, 2017

The protests in St. Louis have reached Busch Stadium. One demonstrator was seen being tased by a police officer while another cop reportedly pepper sprayed the group. That larger group marched around the city and eventually clashed with police, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The discussion on Friday came a week after the board approved a controversial resolution remembering Anthony Lamar Smith, who was shot by former officer Jason Stockley in 2011. (more...)
Birmingham's Commonwealth Games bid backed by Government Birmingham's Commonwealth Games bid backed by Government
- September 30, 2017

The support of the UK Government is a great endorsement of our bid and we are excited about finalising our submission and edging closer to the opportunity to bring the Games to Birmingham. The Birmingham bid will use venues in Solihull, Coventry, Sandwell and Leamington Spa. Durban originally won the bidding process in 2015, but the South African city was stripped of the event in March because it did not meet the criteria set. (more...)
Stoke brace for Southampton visit with depleted backline Stoke brace for Southampton visit with depleted backline
- September 30, 2017

Crouch was the difference as Stoke beat Southampton 1-0 at St Mary's in May - a game in which Saints enjoyed the majority of the possession but were poor in the final third. On the quarter-of-an-hour mark, Xherdan Shaqiri eventually worked the Saints stopper after a sharp turn, but the visitors finally began to make some inroads at the other end. (more...)
Hazard must be more ruthless to reach Messi, Ronaldo levels - Conte Hazard must be more ruthless to reach Messi, Ronaldo levels - Conte
- September 30, 2017

It remains to be seen if the Italian can be won over, however, with Batshuayi coming off the bench to net a crucial victor against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League this week. I like players who think for the team , not themselves. While Guardiola is a rival today, that didn't stop Conte expressing his admiration for the Spaniard's purist principles. (more...)
Fowler, Thomas deliver in Presidents partnership Fowler, Thomas deliver in Presidents partnership
- September 30, 2017

The moment of the match (and day) came on the 14th hole when Thomas holed out for another birdie to split the hole as Oosthuizen also made birdie. He teamed seamlessly with Fowler in a 6 & 4 win over Japan's Hideki Matsuyama and South African Charl Schwartzel on Thursday. (more...)
Seattle Seahawks RB CJ Prosise injured again, likely out for Sunday Seattle Seahawks RB CJ Prosise injured again, likely out for Sunday
- September 30, 2017

With the NFL's fourth-worst passing defense (283.66 passing yards per game), the Indianapolis Colts can look forward to a hopeful Russell Wilson going to his suddenly & recently explosive receiving corps early and often. This may not be a big sack-total game for players like Michael Bennett and Frank Clark. "I mean, the last time that I actually really got down in a stance like that and hit somebody was against Detroit, so it's been seven, eight weeks or so". (more...)
Carlo Ancelotti 'could be sacked today' as Bayern Munich plan crisis talks Carlo Ancelotti 'could be sacked today' as Bayern Munich plan crisis talks
- September 30, 2017

Bild allege that, should Ancelotti be dismissed on Wedesnday, then assistant Willy Sagnol could be taking over first team duties on an interim basis. That return makes him the joint most successful manager in European Cup history, along with former Liverpool boss Bob Paisley, who also won three titles, in 1977, 1978 and 1981. (more...)
Bournemouth v Leicester City Bournemouth v Leicester City
- September 30, 2017

James is suffered from an ankle injury. Bournemouth have not had a great start to the season and it seems like they will need to get wins at home if they wish to survive the drop this season. "You have to move on and we're over that, but that doesn't mean that any of the games coming up are any easier". Bournemouth are prepared to deal with the threat provided by Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy even though he is doubtful for Saturday's Premier League game due to a hip problem, manager ... (more...)
National Football League 2017 Week 4: Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings preview and prediction National Football League 2017 Week 4: Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings preview and prediction
- September 30, 2017

With both the Lions and Vikings sitting at 2-1, coupled with the Green Bay Packers moving to 3-1 following their Thursday Night Football win over the Chicago Bears, this game is sure to be extremely important to the NFC North landscape. They're getting the ball back for us". Both are target monsters and both can lineup outside and in the slot making matching up with them hard. Cornerback Darius Slay and safety Glover Quin each lead the Lions with two interceptions. (more...)
Ashley Young: 'Manchester United want to win every competition' Ashley Young: 'Manchester United want to win every competition'
- September 30, 2017

However, when it was suggested to the 28-year-old on Tuesday that his form in domestic games does not match those in Europe, he insisted that will not be the case this term. "My suspension has finished now and I am very happy". I have worked hard to get a place and I know that to get picked every game you have to work hard in training so the manager can trust you to play. (more...)
Every Single Cowboys Player Including Owner Jerry Jones Kneels Before Anthem Every Single Cowboys Player Including Owner Jerry Jones Kneels Before Anthem
- September 30, 2017

The entire Cowboys team, with owner Jerry Jones included, knelt in the middle of the field as a statement for equality and representation for unity prior to the singing of the national anthem. Hillary Clinton, Trump's Democratic rival in the 2016 election, called Trump's comments "a huge, loud dog whistle to his supporters" in an interview with CBS. (more...)
Dale Earnhardt Jr. quotes JFK, says Americans have right to 'peaceful protests' Dale Earnhardt Jr. quotes JFK, says Americans have right to 'peaceful protests'
- September 30, 2017

While some NASCAR team owners say they would fire anyone under their employment who didn't stand for the national anthem, Dale Earnhardt Jr . offered a different perspective in tweet posted Monday morning. "They won't put up with disrespecting out Country or our Flag", Trump tweeted . "I think it's something that we've always talked about in the industry as a sport". (more...)
Long haul for Bangladesh in fightback against South Africa Long haul for Bangladesh in fightback against South Africa
- September 30, 2017

Mahmudullah eventually departed for 66 off 124 balls when he chopped Morne Morkel with the first delivery of the new ball. But South Africa made sure Mominul and Mahmudullah didn't go on to a big score. Once he got his eye in, Mominul made up for his slow start by finding the boundaries at a regular frequency and his well-paced knock was complemented by Mahmudullah's positive batting as they put pressure on the South Africa bowlers. (more...)