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Ryan Newman confronts Jeff Gordon after NASCAR playoff race at Dover
- October 02, 2017

RED FLAGThe race was stopped for 15 minutes, 9 seconds when Jeffrey Earnhardt spun at the pit road entrance and hit sand barrels. Before the flurry of pit road activity, the MS native had been running in the low 20s. "We just kind of ran in that spot and tried to use some strategy to get up (front). So, congratulations to the No. 17 team for moving on". As Newman fought to remain on the lead lap at the end of the 400-lap event, the No. (more...)
Man Utd midfielder Mata: How Ibrahimovic absence improved us Man Utd midfielder Mata: How Ibrahimovic absence improved us
- October 02, 2017

Manchester United earned a 4-1 win over CSKA Moscow midweek in UEFA Champions League play. They have. The stodgy, stultifying play and the below-per performances that have defined the post-Sir Alex Ferguson finally appear to be receding from view. (more...)
I saw chairs flying in a festival of chairs - Ramaphosa on #ANCECConference I saw chairs flying in a festival of chairs - Ramaphosa on #ANCECConference
- October 02, 2017

Ramaphosa says this is not the behaviour he expects from party delegates and he says he's deeply ashamed. "The ANC must cleanse itself from factions", Mabuyane told delegates. "We must avoid a situation where we emerge divided following a conference". "We can not allow violence to be utilized as a way of resolving our problems as differences". (more...)
Uber's CEO will meet with United Kingdom transport authorities Uber's CEO will meet with United Kingdom transport authorities
- October 02, 2017

London's transport authority said Friday its commissioner will meet with the chief executive of Uber next week. Uber said its new chief executive was "looking forward" to the meeting in London and wanted to work with city authorities to "make things right". (more...)
Why Did the Raiders Try To Hide Marshawn Lynch During Anthem Protest? Why Did the Raiders Try To Hide Marshawn Lynch During Anthem Protest?
- October 02, 2017

It comes a week after the President called out NFL players who don't stand for the national anthem. While Lynch didn't stand for the anthem, members of Oakland's staff surrounded him as if they were trying to block cameras from seeing him. (more...)
Sano Returns To Lineup, But Twins Drop 3-2 Game To Detroit Sano Returns To Lineup, But Twins Drop 3-2 Game To Detroit
- October 02, 2017

Brian Dozier has been the sparkplug for the Twins' offense throughout 2017, and after his team fell behind, 3-0, on Friday night against the Tigers, he sought to get the team on the scoreboard. He allowed a passed ball. In the eighth inning , Romine started on the pitching mound. Kluber capped his résumé for the AL Cy Young Award with five innings of one-run ball, lowering his ERA to an AL-best 2.25. (more...)
Giants face San Diego Padres in final game of the 2017 season Giants face San Diego Padres in final game of the 2017 season
- October 02, 2017

Only the 1985 team (100 losses) had a worse run. Cain's decorated 13-year career came to an end and the home crowd at AT&T Park saluted the right-hander, a cornerstone of the team's championship era who pitched the only ideal game in franchise history. (more...)
Storm crush Cowboys in NRL Grand Final Storm crush Cowboys in NRL Grand Final
- October 02, 2017

Seriously, North Queensland could not be getting more out of their squad than they are now. So the Storm win again. However, Paul Green's men have been defying logic for weeks now and their spirit and self-belief will stand them in good stead as they bid to pull off one more shock win. (more...)
Vettel risks gearbox penalty after Stroll collision Vettel risks gearbox penalty after Stroll collision
- October 02, 2017

Verstappen's Australian team mate Daniel Ricciardo , last year's victor at Sepang , finished third. The 19-year-old driver hopes the Sepang F1 will return in the future. Hamilton joked to Verstappen in the cool-down room before the ceremony that he "could have closed the door" but, with a championship fight to consider and the chance to open a bigger gap to Sebastian Vettel , opted against doing anything risky . (more...)
Premier League goals and highlights Premier League goals and highlights
- October 02, 2017

Premier League clubs now receive around £39m each per season from a tranche of overseas rights deals worth a total of £3bn for the three-year cycle from 2016 to 2019. Chelsea and City did not respond when contacted by ESPN FC, while United, Liverpool , Arsenal and Tottenham declined to comment. The Saints lost their first five games in this season and took only a solitary point, against Tottenham, from their first eight. (more...)
Yankees To 'Significantly Expand' Protective Netting Around Stadium, Team Says Yankees To 'Significantly Expand' Protective Netting Around Stadium, Team Says
- October 02, 2017

Major League Baseball issued recommendations for protecting netting or screens in December 2015, encouraging teams to have it in place between the ends of the dugouts closest to home plate. More than likely, it will only be a matter of time before all 30 baseball teams expand their netting . And following the incident that left the girl hospitalized, other teams like the Tigers and Reds announced plans to add netting by the beginning of next season. (more...)
Goffin wins first ATP title in three years Goffin wins first ATP title in three years
- October 02, 2017

The second-seeded Goffin had lost the last six times he had reached a final, and he struggled to win this one for his third career title. Dolgopolov, who entered the final leading the tournament in service games won (95 percent) and first-serve points won (84 percent), won just five of 11 first-serve points in the decider. (more...)
Browns' Myles Garrett to remain sidelined Sunday vs. Bengals Browns' Myles Garrett to remain sidelined Sunday vs. Bengals
- October 02, 2017

Avoiding the shutout - Kevin Hogan relieved DeShone Kizer in the fourth quarter and led a 12-play, 63-yard scoring drive to avoid the first shutout since being blanked 30-0 on December 14, 2014 against the Bengals at home. Special teams - The Gonzalez miss, Adam Jones returned a 53-yard punt 40 yards to the Browns' 35 which set up Cincinnati's first touchdown of the day. (more...)
Bills at Falcons: Highlights, score and recap Bills at Falcons: Highlights, score and recap
- October 02, 2017

It all fit together for an improbable 23-17 road victory over Atlanta. With the win, Buffalo improves to 3-1 overall while Atlanta falls to 3-1. After taking a 10-7 lead to the half, Atlanta started with the ball and was hoping to extend the lead. (more...)
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...)