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Chelsea to make Hazard highest paid Premier League player Chelsea to make Hazard highest paid Premier League player
- October 01, 2017

Hazard made several good runs past Atletico defenders but he nearly always laid it off for Morata for a shot or a one-two. Former Chelsea star Gianfranco Zola talked to Sky Sport about the current form of his ex club praising their star striker Alvaro Morata . (more...)
President Trump tweets anew about NFL players, national anthem protest President Trump tweets anew about NFL players, national anthem protest
- October 02, 2017

The vilification drive has yet another familiar component - the allegation that they are dishonouring the sacrifices of the country's soldiers. The conversation is not only about race, as Colin Kaepernick intended when he started this protest in the summer of 2016 by saying "if we can reach common ground and can understand what everyone's going through, we can really affect change". (more...)
Pep Guardiola Takes Bizarre & Completely Inaccurate Pop At Manchester United Pep Guardiola Takes Bizarre & Completely Inaccurate Pop At Manchester United
- October 02, 2017

However, a quick look into the long ball stats from this season's Premier League shows that United have the third-lowest rating in terms of long balls played with both the club's who Guardiola claims "want to play" attempting more than Mourinho's side. (more...)
College payoff scandal sees basketball coaches, clothier execs nabbed College payoff scandal sees basketball coaches, clothier execs nabbed
- October 01, 2017

Postel also stated that an unnamed player has been suspended indefinitely in his press conference Wednesday. "It is vital for this university to strictly adhere to NCAA rules and enforce federal law. Pitino has been placed on unpaid leave. Coaches hold a unique position of trust with student-athletes and their families and these bribery allegations, if true, suggest an extraordinary and despicable breach of that trust. (more...)
Carlos Carvalhal wants to stay at Sheffield Wednesday Carlos Carvalhal wants to stay at Sheffield Wednesday
- October 01, 2017

Leeds were not just beaten by Wednesday so much as sent packing from Hillsborough with little to write home about and could have no complaints with the 3-0 scoreline. There is a fine line between success and failure in the Sky Bet Championship and the simple fact is that if Leeds United are to finish in the top six they must be more clinical when being presented with goalscoring opportunities. (more...)
Tennessee Titans vs Houston Texans Tennessee Titans vs Houston Texans
- October 01, 2017

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Titans are favored on the road, as they are getting odds of -2.5 points against the Texans . The Titans have dropped five of their last six to Bill O'Brien's Texans, who have won the division the last two seasons - and haven't won in Houston since January 1, 2012. (more...)
Falcons WR Julio Jones wears cleats representing pro wrestling legend Ric Flair Falcons WR Julio Jones wears cleats representing pro wrestling legend Ric Flair
- October 01, 2017

Jones went to the locker room in the second quarter and did not return when the team came out for the second half. After playing through foot issues a year ago, he was limited in practice last week with what was listed as a back issue. Jones is the key to the offense and with him out, the Falcons are missing a ton of explosion. En route to three receptions (on four targets) for 30 yards, Jones appeared "hobbled" for much of the first half, per Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports . (more...)
San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals
- October 01, 2017

In addition, three players who sustained concussions against the Rams are active. The Arizona offense is ranked 11th in total yards and 18th in scoring so far this season, so the 49ers defense will get a challenge playing without Week 1 starters Reuben Foster at linebacker and Eric Reid at safety. (more...)
National Hockey League announcer, Glens Falls native Dave Strader dies National Hockey League announcer, Glens Falls native Dave Strader dies
- October 01, 2017

He received multiple standing ovations at that ceremony, and said he was deeply moved by the gestures. "I don't have any information on where he's going", said Keast, who watched Simpson in blue jeans, denim jacket and ball cap signing documents before his release. (more...)
AP Top 25: Alabama Tops Poll; UCF in at No. 25 AP Top 25: Alabama Tops Poll; UCF in at No. 25
- October 01, 2017

The Big 12 was also represented by TCU (No. 8), Oklahoma State (15) and West Virginia (23) in the AP poll. The Washington Huskies were ranked No. No. 3 Oklahoma, which had the weekend off, and fourth-ranked Penn State, an easy victor against IN, also maintain their positions. - No. 10 Ohio State is back in the top 10 after dropping out last week for the first time in 43 straight polls. (more...)
Barcelona game to be played behind closed doors amid Catalan referendum unrest Barcelona game to be played behind closed doors amid Catalan referendum unrest
- October 01, 2017

Barca came out for kick-off in their cavernous surroundings wearing shirts bearing the red and yellow stripes of the Catalan flag, removing them before kick-off to unveil Barca's traditional red and blue - avoiding a clash with Las Palmas' canary kits. (more...)
How Lonzo Ball Played In His 1st NBA Preseason Game How Lonzo Ball Played In His 1st NBA Preseason Game
- October 01, 2017

Lonzo Ball is expected to be the next great Laker. "That is what you dream about as a kid and it is finally here and that was a great moment". The 6-foot-6 point guard didn't have one of his trademark highlight dimes, but he did rack up eight assists by make correct, simple passes. (more...)
Packers beat weather, Bears, 35-14 Packers beat weather, Bears, 35-14
- October 01, 2017

Jordan Howard ran for 53 yards and a score and Kendall Wright took a catch for a touchdown for the Bears (1-3), who outgained the Packers 308-260 and won on first-downs 20-17. "I'm going to watch this film, learn from my mistakes and look forward to improving myself as a player". In the first three games, Montgomery had 39.6 percent of the Packers' touches, according to ESPN Stats & Information. (more...)
Where does the NCAA turn now — FBI Investigation Where does the NCAA turn now — FBI Investigation
- October 01, 2017

In fact, an undercover agent described one of the defendants - Jonathan Brad Augustine, the program director of an Adidas-sponsored teen basketball program - as saying he expected Adidas to fund future bribes to the student in part because of the company's relationship to a coach at the school. (more...)
Sergio Aguero, Benjamin Mendy absences for Manchester City give Chelsea boost Sergio Aguero, Benjamin Mendy absences for Manchester City give Chelsea boost
- October 01, 2017

The Spanish manager, speaking before the full extent of Mendy's injury was confirmed Thursday, said: "We have Danilo, (Fabian) Delph and (Oleks) Zinchenko who can play there so we will see as we go along". City have not yet revealed how long Mendy will be out of action, but such an issue leaves his participation over the remainder of the campaign in doubt. (more...)
Tom Brady: New England Patriots QB wins AFC Offensive Player of Week Tom Brady: New England Patriots QB wins AFC Offensive Player of Week
- October 01, 2017

The referees picked up the flag and said there was no penalty on the play. Brady was seen yelling at Blakeman as he ran off the field. The NFL also announced Wednesday that Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins was named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his team's Week 3 win against the Oakland Raiders. (more...)
South Africa on top despite Elgar heartbreak South Africa on top despite Elgar heartbreak
- October 01, 2017

Opener Dean Elgar batted through the opening day for an unbeaten century as South Africa piled on the runs against Bangladesh at Senwes Park on Thursday. Three part-time spinners shared another eight overs. They both have reached the milestones in the same over (102nd). Runs scored by South Africa's top three - Elgar 199, Markram 97 and Amla 137 - the second-highest total for any team in an innings with none of them going past 200. (more...)
Rooney benched by Everton for Burnley home date Rooney benched by Everton for Burnley home date
- October 01, 2017

Just when Everton were showing signs of turning their dismal season around, a midweek Europa League draw at home with Cypriot minnows Apollon Limassol marred their preparations for the Burnley match. "If we don't win, the newspaper will be totally different". The midfielder has had a lengthy lay-off with a knee injury but has recently returned to training with the first-team. (more...)
Frankie Dettori goes for historic fifth Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Frankie Dettori goes for historic fifth Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe
- October 01, 2017

She's still a bit of a frame, but I think she'll get better and better". The Italian jockey has won the race four times in the past, a feat achieved by six other jockeys, but another success would put him out front on his own as the most successful rider in the event's history. (more...)
FC Barcelona bars public from match amid Catalan vote chaos FC Barcelona bars public from match amid Catalan vote chaos
- October 01, 2017

Barcelona have confirmed that they will play Las Palmas "behind closed doors" but condemned Spain's efforts to block the Catalan referendum. FC Barcelona said in a statement before the 15:15 BST kick-off it "condemns the events which have taken place". (more...)