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Shippensburg wrestling coach among victims of Las Vegas shooting Shippensburg wrestling coach among victims of Las Vegas shooting
- October 03, 2017

A statement posted on Facebook by Shippensburg Little League reads: "It is with the heaviest of hearts that our league announces the confirmed loss of Coach Bill Wolfe in the tragic events that took place in Las Vegas this past weekend. (more...)
NBA All-Star Game Will No Longer Be East Vs. West NBA All-Star Game Will No Longer Be East Vs. West
- October 03, 2017

Under the new system, two captains will draft teams out of a pool of players voted in as starters and reserves. Additionally, players will be playing for something other than pride (and the opportunity to make awesome dunks) - charity. Voting will be open from Christmas Day until hours before the release of the starters. The timing and details of the All-Star draft have not yet been determined, but it will be before All-Star Weekend. (more...)
Eli Manning Says Giants Need To Believe They're Still In The Hunt Eli Manning Says Giants Need To Believe They're Still In The Hunt
- October 03, 2017

The Giants lost to the now 2-2 Dallas Cowboys, 19-3, on September 10. The Giants have now lost two more games and the list of good teams that have started a season 0-4 is harder to find than the proverbial needle in the haystack. Kickoff for Bucs vs. Giants is set for 4:05 p.m. ET from Raymond James Stadium. This game was a must-win for the Giants, so the trainers were left with only one option to get their best playmaker back on the field as soon as possible: Unfortunately, it was a very ... (more...)
Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 10/4/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 10/4/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- October 03, 2017

Deng's role on this team is still an unknown as his contract status makes him a near-mandatory rotation player despite his age and injury woes as well as the need to develop young talent especially at the power forward position. "I nearly gave UCLA a triple-double that game", Kuzma said . "A lot of shots I felt were great shots, guys just missed shots, including myself". The Nuggets take on the Lakers again Wednesday in Ontario, Calif. (more...)
Louis van Gaal in frame to replace Ancelotti at Bayern Louis van Gaal in frame to replace Ancelotti at Bayern
- October 03, 2017

Barton, though, feels that given his track record of managing major clubs, Everton would represent something of a step down for Ancelotti. Everton have conceded eleven goals in the Premier League this season. He still needs a centre-forward, he still needs a centre-half, he's still got an issue at right-back. Ancelotti refused to be drawn on that, but confirmed his intention to take a rest. (more...)
Alvaro Morata Faces Two Months on Sidelines with Hamstring Injury Alvaro Morata Faces Two Months on Sidelines with Hamstring Injury
- October 03, 2017

Morata is considered a key player for both Chelsea and Spain , and will come as a blow for both teams. Morata has scored seven goals in nine games in all competitions since joining Chelsea from Real Madrid in the off-season. Working hard towards recovery!' He added a target sign beside the name Crystal Palace. The striker, 24, hobbled off during Saturday's 1-0 defeat to City, with Blues boss Antonio Conte admitting he took a risk by starting his star. (more...)
United States in lead at Presidents Cup United States in lead at Presidents Cup
- October 03, 2017

Bush and Bill Clinton on the first tee. Price also omitted Canadian Adam Hadwin, Argentine Emiliano Grillo and South African Charl Schwartzel. In a tense match which went to the 17th hole, South African pairing Louis Oosthuizen and Branden Grace took the first win of the day for the global team over Koepka and Daniel Berger, winning 3-and-1. (more...)
George Foreman Issues Strangest Challenge Ever To Steven Seagal George Foreman Issues Strangest Challenge Ever To Steven Seagal
- October 03, 2017

You asked for it (probably not) but it's coming (probably not).I hope you all are ready for George Foreman vs. Steven Seagal . The 68-year-old Foreman posted a picture of the 65-year-old Seagal on Twitter on Monday, writing: "I challenge you One on one, I use boxing you can use whatever". (more...)
Dan Evans Suspended 1 Year After Positive Cocaine Test Dan Evans Suspended 1 Year After Positive Cocaine Test
- October 03, 2017

One silver lining - Evans' suspension will be back-dated. meaning he'll be eligible to return in April 2018. The International Tennis Federation announced the ban in a statement on Tuesday. "I want to thank everyone who has supported me throughout this hard period", he said. Birmingham-born Dan Evans enjoyed his best run at a Grand Slam by defeating Marin Cilic en-route to making the last 16 down under in Australia in January. (more...)
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...)