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Jordan Howard remains a bright spot for the struggling Chicago Bears Jordan Howard remains a bright spot for the struggling Chicago Bears
- October 03, 2017

He got picked off twice, lost a fumble on a sack and had another snap ricochet off his knee for a lost fumble in Thursday's 35-14 loss at Green Bay. Trubisky was selected by the Bears as the No. But Fox said there's no way to know if Trubisky is ready to play. Trubisky will be the third rookie quarterback to make his debut this season, with DeShone Kizer of the Browns struggling out of the gate and Deshaun Watson leading the Texans back to 2-2 after winning the starting job from Tom ... (more...)
Redskins vs. Chiefs: ESPN will not broadcast national anthem Redskins vs. Chiefs: ESPN will not broadcast national anthem
- October 03, 2017

ESPN showed the anthem during Week 3 of the season but did not show National Football League fans booing and screaming at players who kneeled or sat before or during the anthem. A spokesman said ESPN chose to televise the pregame ceremonies for the Week 1 Vikings-Saints matchup due to the September 11 anniversary and again for the Week 2 Cowboys-Cardinals game in the wake of the weekend's national anthem statements throughout the league. (more...)
Gatlin and Bolt overlooked for Athlete of the Year award Gatlin and Bolt overlooked for Athlete of the Year award
- October 03, 2017

The men's shortlist is notable for the absent of Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt , who retired at London 2017 after only winning bronze in the men's 100m behind Justin Gatlin and pulling up injured in the 4x100m relay. The shortlists were drawn up by an "international panel of athletics experts", which featured representatives from all six Continental areas of the IAAF. (more...)
LaVar Ball's latest stunt: Pulling youngest son out of high school LaVar Ball's latest stunt: Pulling youngest son out of high school
- October 03, 2017

There's obviously a lot to unpack with that statement, but it has been clear from the start that LaVar was not getting along with Chino Hills' new coach . "The coach made a comment the other day", Ball told Shelburne. LaVar has threatened to have LaMelo skip college ball entirely and go play internationally before being draft-eligible. (more...)
Former Mizzou DE Markus Golden to miss time with 'serious' injury Former Mizzou DE Markus Golden to miss time with 'serious' injury
- October 03, 2017

He was injured after he and safety Budda Baker collided rushing 49ers quarterback Brian Hoyer . Arians said doctors would likely wait a few weeks to perform surgery until the swelling in Golden's knee subsides. Left guard Mike Iupati (triceps) is on injured reserve and could be sidelined the rest of the season. Golden will be missed despite the lack of sacks so far in the first quarter of the season. (more...)
What the Russell Westbrook contract extension means for Oklahoma City What the Russell Westbrook contract extension means for Oklahoma City
- October 03, 2017

Westbrook deflected two questions from reporters when asked at what point he informed general manager Sam Presti that he was staying on with the Thunder and said he preferred not to talk about it. And it was true Friday, when he not only signed the equivalent of a lifetime extension with the Thunder, but did so on Durant's birthday. Anthony has explained why he started wearing the hoodie. (more...)
Major League Baseball playoff preview: In the postseason, pitching is pivotal Major League Baseball playoff preview: In the postseason, pitching is pivotal
- October 03, 2017

Such is the weirdness that creating an incentive to finish last leads to. How about the Astros, possessors of one of the best offenses in baseball history and playoff ace Justin Verlander? Each puts the team in a position to win, so there is no need to pitch Kershaw on short rest. (more...)
Carragher: Liverpool Are Not Title Contenders Carragher: Liverpool Are Not Title Contenders
- October 03, 2017

This season, Sturridge has score once from his seven appearances in all competitions, and Carraghers believes the forward is missing the influence of Suarez. And Anfield legend Carragher Suarez's departure coupled with his injury woes have been key to Sturridge's dip in form over the years. Carragher told the Echo: "I've got a amusing story about that, and I didn't mind it actually - I was happy about it". (more...)
Watson leads Texans to historic win against Titans Watson leads Texans to historic win against Titans
- October 03, 2017

Hopkins, who had dealt with near-constant double teams through the first three games, faced more single coverages on Sunday and finished with 10 receptions for 107 yards and a score. Through four games, Hopkins is on pace for 124 receptions. His late-season slate also sets up nicely for him. Watson, 22, got his first start on September 14 in a 13-9 win against the Cincinnati Bengals. (more...)
Muguruza exits on day of China Open upsets Muguruza exits on day of China Open upsets
- October 03, 2017

But in fact I couldn't perform today". Muguruza dropped the first set 6-2 and was trailing 2-0 against Barbora Strycova when she made a decision to stop. Caroline Wozniacki responded to her second-round loss at the Wuhan Open last week with a straight-sets success over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in a repeat of the Pan Pacific Open final, which the Dane won last month. (more...)
Laura Robson safe in Vegas Laura Robson safe in Vegas
- October 02, 2017

Robson is in Vegas after playing in the ITF tournament in Templeton , California, where she lost in the quarter-finals on Friday. Robson said that although she had been further away from the majority of the crowd last night, her friend had been in the melee of people running away from the gunshots. (more...)
Braves GM resigns after 'breach of Major League Baseball rules' Braves GM resigns after 'breach of Major League Baseball rules'
- October 02, 2017

As Passan concluded, "The Braves' general manager job, especially if Hart goes, is exceedingly coveted", adding that, "It's undeniable that under Coppolella's watch the Braves' farm system grew into one of the game's best". Additionally, according to Passan, the Braves were being investigated for everything from worldwide operations, the draft, and Coppolella's treatment of employees. (more...)
Man Utd star Romelu Lukaku denies holding excessively loud party in LA Man Utd star Romelu Lukaku denies holding excessively loud party in LA
- October 02, 2017

Lukaku suffered an injury in training with United on Friday, sources said, and he was a doubt to face Palace. Lukaku has made an excellent start to his United career, scoring ten goals in his first nine games in all competitions. Lukaku can opt not to appear in person at the hearing and can instead have a lawyer handle the misdemeanour citation on his behalf. Meanwhile, other names featured t include, Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (€58.7m), Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne ... (more...)
UM's O'Korn to start at QB vs. MSU UM's O'Korn to start at QB vs. MSU
- October 02, 2017

Speight suffered what Harbaugh called a "soft tissues" injury against Purdue . Now, O'Korn will keep that starting role with the rival Spartans coming into Ann Arbor on Saturday night. Senior John O'Korn will take Speight's place. O'Korn replaced Speight during the game against Purdue and went 18-26 for 270 yards, one touchdown and one interception. (more...)
Ander Herrera thinks Man United teammate can become 'best in the world' Ander Herrera thinks Man United teammate can become 'best in the world'
- October 02, 2017

The 28-year-old acknowledges that he now faces an even tougher battle for game time, but believes that he will see minutes as Mourinho shuffles his pack and a hectic schedule kicks in. "I know I can play more forward than [Matic and Carrick], when we play with three, so I will be there for the manager whenever he needs me", he said. (more...)
Core Laboratories (CLB) Earns Daily News Impact Score of 0.28
- October 02, 2017

Shares saw a steep increase in trading volume of 2.32% over the normal average daily volume. About shares traded. Ingredion Inc (INGR) has declined 2.30% since October 2, 2016 and is downtrending. had its "market perform" rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen. FNY Managed Accounts LLC purchased a new position in shares of Core Laboratories N.V. (more...)
Todd Gurley, Greg Zuerlein help Los Angeles Rams outlast Dallas Cowboys Todd Gurley, Greg Zuerlein help Los Angeles Rams outlast Dallas Cowboys
- October 02, 2017

Converted seven field goals, including two from 44 yards and one from 49 yards. The sixth-year pro, with a career success rate of 81 percent, matched his season total coming in and has made all 14 kicks this season. He started the weekend tied with Kansas City rookie Kareem Hunt for the National Football League lead with six TDs. It's the third straight game Elliott has averaged 4.0 yards per carry or fewer. (more...)
Conte warns Chelsea fans: Title defence will be hard. We're not Juve Conte warns Chelsea fans: Title defence will be hard. We're not Juve
- October 02, 2017

Cahill, 31, added: 'We proved last season we've got enough to win the league, but we realise it's very hard. "For sure, to defend the title is very hard because the past has shown it is very hard to win two titles in a row". But he'll now have two weeks to recover before Chelsea's trip to Crystal Palace on October 14. Don't miss a second of Atletico Madrid v Chelsea , kick off 19:45 BST, with the Champions League group stage meeting live on talkSPORT 2! "But at the same time sometimes ... (more...)
Verstappen sets early pace in rain-hit Malaysia practice Verstappen sets early pace in rain-hit Malaysia practice
- October 02, 2017

Red Bull has consistently been the third best team this season behind constructors' championship leaders Mercedes and Ferrari , managing just one win from the opening fourteen rounds.The sole victory was claimed by Ricciardo in Baku after he benefitted from a spate of issues to numerous front runners. (more...)
Premier League 'Big Six' want more TV rights money Premier League 'Big Six' want more TV rights money
- October 02, 2017

The two Manchester clubs, Liverpool , Arsenal , Tottenham and Chelsea are seeking a larger share of the £3.2billion pot - which is now shared equally between all top flight teams. The six clubs, who most often represent the Premier League in European competitions, argue that they deserve a greater slice of the pie as it is their larger global fanbases that drive foreign TV companies' interest. (more...)