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Derek Jeter preaches patience in introduction as Marlins owner Derek Jeter preaches patience in introduction as Marlins owner
- October 03, 2017

From the diamond to the suites, Jeter is already donning a business casual wardrobe to begin his front office life. In a Tuesday post on his website, The Players' Tribune , Jeter repeated the message, saying, "We're going to develop a winning culture". (more...)
Tommy Heinsohn getting his analysis from the Celtics shower now Tommy Heinsohn getting his analysis from the Celtics shower now
- October 03, 2017

He is really put-together". Early on in the Celtics' 92-84 preseason win over the Hornets, in which Baynes started, Heinsohn got going with some interesting commentary on the Australian center. You don't need sources or first-person interviews - you can sometimes get all the analysis you need from heading to the team's shower and drawing your own conclusions. (more...)
Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott's suspension hearing concludes oral arguments Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott's suspension hearing concludes oral arguments
- October 03, 2017

The NFL will file a response brief by Tuesday morning. National Football League attorneys cited a 2014 education case in Louisiana in which the 5th Circuit vacated an injunction and ordered the district court to dismiss all other claims. (more...)
Advocaat calls up Virgil van Dijk for World Cup qualifiers Advocaat calls up Virgil van Dijk for World Cup qualifiers
- October 03, 2017

However, Van Dijk got a belated call-up Monday after starting a match for Southampton for the first time this season in Saturday's 2-1 loss at Stoke City . "Halfway through the season, though, maybe we can see what's possible". And in the buildup to Liverpool's trip to St Mary's, Lovren claimed he was struggling with prolonged fitness issues, worryingly revealing that he was taking "five pills before every game". (more...)
Seven Storm players named in Kangaroos Rugby League World Cup squad Seven Storm players named in Kangaroos Rugby League World Cup squad
- October 03, 2017

In other shock omissions, Roosters fullback James Tedesco was left out, as was winger Blake Ferguson. Meninga also said it was hard to pick Tedesco, who is now likely to turn out for Italy, ahead of Slater, Darius Boyd and the more versatile Trbojevic and Gagai. (more...)
Conor McGregor Critical Of Super Fight Referee Conor McGregor Critical Of Super Fight Referee
- October 03, 2017

Then UFC President Dana White released hand-picked video clips from the sparring session. Cortez was also a member of the McGregor's camp. "Bring your balls and fight in a real fight", McGregor declared. It was very competitive. I'm looking at him staring at me and I could see in my peripheral vision that he was looking at me and not looking at Floyd. (more...)
Marcus Mariota avoids long-term injury Marcus Mariota avoids long-term injury
- October 03, 2017

Mularkey compared the injury to running back DeMarco Murray's recent hamstring injury , which kept the Pro Bowler out of a couple practices but not a game. If Mariota plays, he could be limited in his designed run plays as that hamstring heals. Fortunately, however, it seems Mariota's injury is relatively minor. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo mocks former Man Utd team-mate Rio Ferdinand for boxing plans Cristiano Ronaldo mocks former Man Utd team-mate Rio Ferdinand for boxing plans
- October 03, 2017

Giving fans a glimpse into his home in Madrid, the 32-year-old shows off a wall of Mercurial boots, each of which he has worn at some point during his illustrious career. And I think I'm in that role. The Portuguese publicly criticised Shaw's work ethic in training back in April, with the left-back only receiving 70 minutes of action between October and March. (more...)
Andrew Luck To Return To Practice This Week Andrew Luck To Return To Practice This Week
- October 03, 2017

That's according to Indianapolis General Manager Chris Ballard , who said Monday that the quarterback will be eased back into training sessions ahead of an eventual return to competition. Luck's health has been a major question mark since he was taken off the physically unable to perform list on September 2. Initially the Colts hoped Luck would be healthy enough to start Week 1, but backup Jacoby Brissett is gearing up to start again for Week 5. (more...)
Golovkin-Alvarez Rematch Ordered By WBC Golovkin-Alvarez Rematch Ordered By WBC
- October 03, 2017

In the early portion of the fight it seemed as though we'd be getting a pretty back-and-forth bout, until Golovkin began to dominate in the latter rounds. He's still the world champion and this is a fight that the fans want again, so we can have a more definitive ending to the next one. "We'll do whatever we can on our side to make it happen", Loeffler added. (more...)
Bale out of Wales qualifiers Bale out of Wales qualifiers
- October 03, 2017

While the Wales camp have not yet confirmed the news, it is being reported by several outlets both local and national. Speaking about the injury, Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane suggested it wasn't serious. They now trail second placed Wales by a point in Group D though both sides know that, realistically, they need to win their final two games to have any chance of a play-off. (more...)
Odell Beckham's finger tells the tale of 2017 Giants Odell Beckham's finger tells the tale of 2017 Giants
- October 03, 2017

NY has not scored in the first quarter and has played behind for most of the first month of the season. "When things are going tough and you're playing in tight games and you're down and every possession's important, you've got to make plays", he said. (more...)
Jaromir Jagr to sign with Flames Jaromir Jagr to sign with Flames
- October 03, 2017

Although it's not official quite yet, Jagr is expected to sign a one-year contract with Calgary. He won the Ted Lindsay Award, formerly known as the Lester B. "When I had him in Dallas, he was fantastic for our group", Gulutzan said. "It's pretty cool for a lot of us", said Flames captain Mark Giordano, unable to wipe the grin off his face following a week in which all the talk in Calgary revolved around the team's lacklustre pre-season and the controversy surrounding the team's arena impasse. (more...)
Cavs move Love to C; Thompson to bench Cavs move Love to C; Thompson to bench
- October 03, 2017

JR Smith was expected to start at shooting guard, but that could change with Dwyane Wade signing with the Cavs last week. Shortly after the trade, however, Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said that would not be the case , and Tristan Thompson would remain the team's starting center. (more...)
Ghana fail to table bid for 2018 CHAN hosting rights Ghana fail to table bid for 2018 CHAN hosting rights
- October 03, 2017

Following a meeting last week CECAFA secretary general Nicholas Musonye said: "The members expressed solidarity with Kenya over the failure to host the Africa Nations Championship (Chan) but assured Kenyans they will encourage Kenya to host the Challenge Cup in November and early December". (more...)
Ancelotti conferma: Ancelotti conferma: "Starò fermo 10 mesi". Per ora niente ritorno al Milan
- October 03, 2017

Meglio parlare dell'Assist for peace. Infatti stando a quanto riportato da "SFR Sports" il Guangzhou Evergrande vorrebbe convincere il cinquantottenne di Reggiolo a sedersi sulla panchina del club di Canton. Panchina Bayern: Tuchel è il profilo giusto? La posizione di Vincenzo Montella appare sempre più in bilico, soprattutto alla luce della sconfitta di stasera contro la Roma. (more...)
UTEP Names Mike Price Interim Head Football Coach UTEP Names Mike Price Interim Head Football Coach
- October 03, 2017

Price will take over for Sean Kugler , who stepped down on Sunday. He took the Miners to three bowl games - one of only two coaches in the university's history to do so, according to university officials. Price inherits an 0-5 Miners team that ranks 128th in yards-per-play, and 129th in defense. "I've asked Mike if he could help us in this situation", UTEP athletics director Bob Stull said. (more...)
Yankees Wild Card Preview Yankees Wild Card Preview
- October 03, 2017

NY won an AL-high 51 games at home this year and have won 20 of their last 28 games going into the postseason , giving them extra confidence. Meanwhile, the Yankees are 6-1 in their last seven during game one of a series and 3-8 in their last 11 games following an off day. (more...)
Arsenal legend Merson warns Ozil: Work hard or you'll lose importance Arsenal legend Merson warns Ozil: Work hard or you'll lose importance
- October 03, 2017

Prior to that he had made four Premier League starts but his importance to the team appears to be on the wane. The development opens the door for Inter Milan to swoop for the Germany worldwide during the winter transfer window after club chief Erick Thohir admitted the Italians were "definitely" interested in the playmaker. (more...)
Winks receives a promotion as England lose injured duo Winks receives a promotion as England lose injured duo
- October 03, 2017

Neither Delph, who was impressive at left back against Chelsea at the weekend, nor Jones trained with the rest of the squad. Their departure and Winks' addition means Southgate has 25 players to choose from for the fixtures against Slovenia at Wembley and away to Lithuania next Sunday, although Dele Alli is suspended for the first of the two ties. (more...)