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Upset in Death Valley: Troy Trojans knock off No. 25 LSU Upset in Death Valley: Troy Trojans knock off No. 25 LSU
- October 01, 2017

When LSU took the field, it was freshman Myles Brennan behind center. Etling eventually returned to the game about midway through the fourth quarter and lead a small comeback effort, but by then, it was too late. LSU was missing running back Derrius Guice , defensive end Rashard Lawrence, right tackle Toby Weathersby, fullback J.D. Moore and defensive tackle Ed Alexander to injury. (more...)
Back-to-Back Home Runs Help Twins Beat Tigers Back-to-Back Home Runs Help Twins Beat Tigers
- October 01, 2017

Ehire Adrianza added two hits, including a double that went off the top of the left-field wall, narrowly missing a home run for Minnesota, which is already set as the American League's second wild-card team. Ervin Santana threw five innings of four hit shutout baseball, not factoring in the decision, while Trevor Hildenberger took the loss to fall to 3-3 this season. (more...)
Auburn 49, Mississippi State 10, college football final Auburn 49, Mississippi State 10, college football final
- October 01, 2017

When Alabama went through the regular season undefeated and won an SEC title before losing to Clemson in the national championship game, the Crimson Tide defense scored a lot of points. And maybe they would have swung some of that vaunted momentum away from Auburn and to Mississippi State . With the running game and passing attack both clicking, the blowout was on. (more...)
Christian school boots black players off football team for protesting during anthem Christian school boots black players off football team for protesting during anthem
- October 01, 2017

Mitchem, a former Marine, says he doesn't oppose acts of protest but says doing so during the anthem is offensive to veterans and others. "He told us to take off our uniform and leave it there". "A man with integrity and morals and ethics and who truly lives by that wouldn't have done anything like that", she said. Mitchem is a former Marine and pastor. (more...)
Man City boss Guardiola admits Spain ambitions Man City boss Guardiola admits Spain ambitions
- October 01, 2017

Guardiola was 15-years-old when Lineker joined the Spanish outfit, his three-years at the club were at a time when the City boss was making his mark in the youth set-ups, and the England worldwide was seemingly a favourite of his. I am so happy to be here. "It really depends on the success we have". "At big clubs like Manchester City, if you do not win you can not stay". The reminiscing obviously reopened old wounds, as Pep said: "I always asked you for the shirt after the game and you ... (more...)
Price hopeful of Presidents Cup comeback Price hopeful of Presidents Cup comeback
- October 01, 2017

Jason Day and Phil Mickelson finished all square at Liberty National in the final foursomes match. He's better at golf. But he knows a big moment. They got off to the ideal start with a win at the first and went to the turn 2up and looking comfortable but the back nine again proved their undoing. (more...)
Felton Davis III catches 2 TD passes as Michigan State outlasts Iowa Felton Davis III catches 2 TD passes as Michigan State outlasts Iowa
- October 01, 2017

Akrum Wadley scored the only touchdown for Iowa (3-2, 0-2) but he only gained 30 yards on 17 carries while quarterback Nate Stanley, who entered the game leading the Big Ten with 12 touchdown passes, was 16-for-31 for 197 yards. The three turnovers? The 21 points as a result of said turnovers? The Hawkeyes didn't forget the last time these two teams met, though, as the Spartans ruined Iowa's undefeated season in 2015 with a last-minute go-ahead touchdown reach by Scott. (more...)
NASCAR owners say they wouldn't tolerate national anthem protests at races NASCAR owners say they wouldn't tolerate national anthem protests at races
- October 01, 2017

Trump praised NASCAR via Twitter early September 25. "This is America." Richard Childress Racing now has 2 cars in the Playoffs. The anthem has elicited strong reactions throughout the sports world. Villanueva's teammate, Ben Roethlisberger, on Monday said he regretted having missed the anthem. "Like I said, I just want to support my teammates", Brady said. (more...)
Bayern Munich hierarchy meeting to discuss Carlo Ancelotti's future after PSG defeat Bayern Munich hierarchy meeting to discuss Carlo Ancelotti's future after PSG defeat
- October 01, 2017

He added, "Carlos is my friend and that will continue, but we had to take a professional decision for FC Bayern ". To present as Bayern Munich and to show we are a team, which performed well in the last years in Europa and in Germany. The Italian, whose future in Bavaria has been a source of speculation in recent weeks, rested key stars Arjen Robben , Franck Ribery and Mats Hummels , while number one goalkeeper Manuel Neuer was unavailable through injury. (more...)
Saquon Barkley adds to Heisman highlight reel by palming a catch Saquon Barkley adds to Heisman highlight reel by palming a catch
- October 01, 2017

Following his insane performance last week in the thrilling win over Iowa, the consensus right now is that Penn State running back Saquon Barkley is the best player in the nation and the clear Heisman Trophy favorite at the moment. To the house: We didn't have to wait long for the highlight of the afternoon: How about the first play? The press box shook as Barkley raced down the IN sideline toward the student section end zone. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: Arsenal are a different team since the transfer window Arsene Wenger: Arsenal are a different team since the transfer window
- October 01, 2017

You see the way we play football. "But that was a special day for us as well". You need to have a united group to do that. The weight of the transfer market was much heavier than internationals. "Last time was a very hard one as well because you have two weeks to think about everything that happened". And Emirates chief Wenger, 67, said: "Mentally, I am very fresh. (more...)
Ex-nat'l figure skating champ earns Olympic spot for S Ex-nat'l figure skating champ earns Olympic spot for S
- October 01, 2017

No South Korean man has qualified for the Winter Olympics through the Nebelhorn Trophy. The Australian national champion stole the show on the second day in Germany, setting a new personal best in the ladies' short to take the lead ahead of Saturday's free skate. (more...)
Puerto Rico: Trump lashes out at San Juan mayor Puerto Rico: Trump lashes out at San Juan mayor
- October 01, 2017

After Cruz's comments, Trump criticized the mayor on social media for her "poor leadership ability". And there you have it. President Trump sees the problem in Puerto Rico to be a PR problem of another sort: public relations. Telecommunications are back for about 30 percent of the island, almost half of the supermarkets have reopened at least for reduced hours and about 60 percent of the gas stations are pumping. (more...)
Ashley Young Admits Manchester United Are Eyeing Trophies Ashley Young Admits Manchester United Are Eyeing Trophies
- October 01, 2017

And for me Manchester United is that club - the most successful club in England. United started Group A with a 3-0 home win over Basel and have a good record in Russian Federation, where they have yet to lose a European match. "With regards to the Champions League, I'm available", he said. He added: "It is a squad game and everybody wants to be playing well and wants to be in the team". (more...)
College Basketball Bribery Charges Send Warning To Schools College Basketball Bribery Charges Send Warning To Schools
- October 01, 2017

Federal prosecutors charged four college basketball coaches with bribery, fraud, and corruption on Monday. In terms of "flagship programs", Nike maintains a strong relationship with the University of OR, where Phil Knight graduated, and Under Amour has a devoted connection with the University of Maryland, where Kevin Plank attended in the late 1990s. (more...)
Pep Guardiola Confirms The One Managerial Job He'd Like Pep Guardiola Confirms The One Managerial Job He'd Like
- October 01, 2017

Speaking with Gary Lineker on The Premier League Show about whether the style of English football has stopped the Three Lions from competing, he replied: 'I don't think so. In Germany there's strong physicality, and the counter attack there is a strong weapon. Brace yourself for Round 2 of the Manchester Mind Games Derby the next time Mourinho is anywhere near a microphone, or if you're more of a "let's settle this where is counts" kind of a fan, on 9 December when they meet at Old Trafford. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino has a warning for Dele Alli after embarrassing dive Mauricio Pochettino has a warning for Dele Alli after embarrassing dive
- October 01, 2017

Glenn Hoddle, recently voted Tottenham's greatest player, said Kane could become the club's best-ever striker, an opinion shared by Pochettino. "He has the quality and capacity to play and use the demand of the game and read it". "I think he's improving a lot, but still it's something he has to learn about". I think he was fantastic against Barnsley in the Carabao Cup and two days ago against Apoel the same, he started to playing in his best. (more...)
Pogba has 'long-term' injury, United manager Mourinho says Pogba has 'long-term' injury, United manager Mourinho says
- October 01, 2017

Long-term injuries I don't speak about them. It was initially thought Pogba would be out for between a month and six weeks following the injury on 12 September, as reported by the BBC . "We have to play against everybody home and away and when I look at the fixtures I only look to the period of time we have to recover from match to match", said Mourinho. (more...)
Luke Kuechly admits he may have interfered with Rob Gronkowski in 2013 Luke Kuechly admits he may have interfered with Rob Gronkowski in 2013
- October 01, 2017

There was flag on the play, and Brady began indicating it would be a defensive pass interference penalty. A flag was thrown, but it was later waived off when the officials determined that the ball, which was intercepted by Panthers defensive back Robert Lester, was not catchable (it was underthrown and Gronkowski would have had a hard time getting back to it). (more...)
18 fans injured after footie stand collapses during match 18 fans injured after footie stand collapses during match
- October 01, 2017

The game was suspended in the 16th minute and later abandoned. After more than half an hour it was made a decision to suspend the match. Amiens said the stadium was successfully and peacefully evacuated. The grounds are undergoing extensive renovation work during the 2017/18 season. Alain Gest, a local politician, has suggested the stadium was not sufficiently maintained in the past - with a safety audit in 2016 concluding that the building presented "serious dangers". (more...)