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Former Chelsea midfielder Oscar open to Stamford Bridge return Former Chelsea midfielder Oscar open to Stamford Bridge return
- October 06, 2017

Juventus have not yet reached an agreement with Sandro over a new contract. A number of bids were rejected, as Juve held firm over the Brazilian. There is a similar shortage of choices in attacking areas, a problem compounded by Alvaro Morata's hamstring injury, per BBC Sport . (more...)
Former Chelsea star leaves door open for shock return Former Chelsea star leaves door open for shock return
- October 06, 2017

Oscar won the Premier League twice and the Europa League before moving to Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG in December 2016. Now, Oscar is seemingly putting it out there that he is willing to return to Europe and specifically the Premier League. (more...)
Martin O'Neill extends Republic of Ireland contract
- October 06, 2017

Now the FAI have confirmed that O'Neill - whose contract was set to expire at the end of the World Cup qualifying campaign - has extended his contract, and the former Aston Villa boss spoke to the FAI's social media channels after the new deal was announced. (more...)
Red Sox DH Eduardo Nunez carried off field after first at-bat Red Sox DH Eduardo Nunez carried off field after first at-bat
- October 06, 2017

The matchup that matters most: Bauer versus Aaron Judge . Altuve (3-for-4, three RBIs) became the first player in franchise history to homer three times in a postseason game, doing so twice off Sale (0-1). The Sox will be taking on the Houston Astros in game 1 of the 2017 ALDS, on Thursday night. "This lineup presents a lot of difficulties, " Verlander said of the Red Sox . (more...)
Barcelona play behind closed doors in protest at police crackdown on poll Barcelona play behind closed doors in protest at police crackdown on poll
- October 06, 2017

The statement added: "Given the exceptional nature of events, the Board of Directors have decided that the FC Barcelona first team game against Las Palmas will be played behind closed doors following the Professional Football League's refusal to postpone the game". (more...)
Full Trailer Released for Conor McGregor Documentary 'Notorious' Full Trailer Released for Conor McGregor Documentary 'Notorious'
- October 06, 2017

Filmed over the course of 4 years, is a gripping access-all-areas account of McGregor's personal and professional journey from claiming benefits and living in his mum's spare room with his girlfriend to claiming multiple championship belts and 7-figure pay packets. (more...)
Red Sox lose Nunez to knee injury Red Sox lose Nunez to knee injury
- October 06, 2017

Pablo Sandoval hit three home runs (two versus Verlander ) in Game 1 of the 2012 World Series . The matchup that matters most: Bauer versus Aaron Judge . The decision not to have the games overlap and to program the Indians' games in the evenings was made by the Major League Baseball in consultation with FOX, the network that's broadcasting most of the playoff games. (more...)
Bizarre Futurist Story Ends in Public Intoxication Arrest Bizarre Futurist Story Ends in Public Intoxication Arrest
- October 06, 2017

Casper Police were called to a local residence Monday after Johnson alleged he had time traveled to the present day - though he told authorities he'd meant to travel to 2018. Police said it was difficult to get a reading because he blew either too softly or too hard into a portable breath test, an inaccurate instrument used to determine if a person has alcohol in their system. (more...)
Los Angeles County Coroner Investigating Tom Petty's Death Los Angeles County Coroner Investigating Tom Petty's Death
- October 06, 2017

The singer, who died on Monday after suffering a cardiac arrest, was the kind of artist whose songs felt like permanent fixtures of pop music, influencing multiple generations of songwriters. While no foul play is suspected, Winter says the coroner investigates all deaths where the deceased hadn't seen a doctor in six months. Results of the toxicology screening - to determine whether Petty had any drugs in his system - could take several weeks. (more...)
Form Dunne shares Alfred Dunhill lead with Colsaerts Form Dunne shares Alfred Dunhill lead with Colsaerts
- October 06, 2017

It sums up his year and he is obviously well due his upcoming three-and-a-half-month break. The St Andrews night sky will come alive with a spectacular fireworks display on the eve of the final day of this year's Alfred Dunhill Links Championship . (more...)
Gareth Southgate confirms Harry Kane to captain England against Slovenia Gareth Southgate confirms Harry Kane to captain England against Slovenia
- October 06, 2017

Check websites for full T&Cs. England's Harry Kane celebrates scoring his side's goal to send them through to the World Cup finals in Russian Federation. In a largely turgid affair, England missed the suspended Dele Alli and the injured Jamie Vardy's ability to move defenders around, with Slovenia happy to sit deep and soak up pressure. (more...)
Browns scouting North Carolina State vs. Louisville game Browns scouting North Carolina State vs. Louisville game
- October 06, 2017

To keep their hopes of a spot in the ACC Championship Game alive, Louisville football will have to solve NC State this Thursday. Both team has better defenses than you would expect and I think they will each play a factor, but Louisville seems to have the bigger playmakers on offense. (more...)
No. 21 Notre Dame visits North Carolina seeking 5-1 start No. 21 Notre Dame visits North Carolina seeking 5-1 start
- October 06, 2017

Improvement when it comes to reducing the number of false starts since the start of the season for Notre Dame is one indication of the duo's success, with another simply being the team's offensive output. "He's still progressing", Fedora said. "When you start changing out a lot of personnel and you've got multiple issues that you have to deal with, you start paring it down", Fedora said. (more...)
Strasburg's early-career Strasburg's early-career "soul searching" prepared him for this Game 1 start
- October 06, 2017

The Nationals' response is something along the lines of, "Are not". Their confidence will be the deciding factor in how deep their postseason run is. I like this team being underdogs. "We wanted to pop him right there". In order to fight their way into the NLCS, and hopefully the Fall Classic, the Nationals will need to rely on their lineup and pitching staff playing as well as they have all season long. (more...)
Charlotte Hornets: Nic Batum to miss 2-3 months with elbow injury Charlotte Hornets: Nic Batum to miss 2-3 months with elbow injury
- October 06, 2017

Batum injured his elbow in Wednesday's preseason opening 108-106 win over the Detroit Pistons , making this an unfortunate loss for a team that was hoping to be on the rise after the addition of Dwight Howard in the offseason. Monk seems like the obvious option for Charlotte as he is the main backup, Coach Clifford's mentality is to make the players earn their minutes, and does not often start rookies. (more...)
Lewandowski brace makes him Poland's record scorer Lewandowski brace makes him Poland's record scorer
- October 06, 2017

Montenegro is third, six points behind. Lewandowski , who scored his first worldwide goal on debut against San Marino in 2008, then claimed the landmark for his own after lashing home from an in-direct free-kick inside the area 10 minutes later. (more...)
Nick Novak, Chargers Agree to Contract, Younghoe Koo Waived Nick Novak, Chargers Agree to Contract, Younghoe Koo Waived
- October 06, 2017

When the Bolts hosted Kansas City in Week 3, they made a decision to punt twice in Chiefs' territory despite having the opportunity to kick a 50-plus yard field goal. "We feel like Nick as the best choice for our team", Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said Thursday. The 86-percent completion rate is behind only Nate Kaeding's franchise-leading 87-percent field goal conversion. (more...)
Absentee Ballots available for November 7 election Absentee Ballots available for November 7 election
- October 06, 2017

About 1,900 ballots have been cast at the Wake County Board of Elections office for the Raleigh City Council election. A voter may apply in person for an absentee ballot at the town clerk's office and vote at that time. An Absentee Voting Board actually goes to the nursing home a few days before the election, sets up a small polling place and allows these persons to vote under circumstances similar to those at a regular precinct polling place. (more...)
NRA open to regulation of bump stocks NRA open to regulation of bump stocks
- October 05, 2017

Investigators said gunman Stephen Paddock had several bump stocks when he fired upon a Las Vegas concert crowd Sunday evening, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds of others before taking his own life. "In an increasingly risky world, the NRA remains focused on our mission: strengthening Americans' Second Amendment freedom to defend themselves, their families and their communities", LaPierre and Cox said. (more...)
Paul Merson: 'Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain lucky to play for England' Paul Merson: 'Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain lucky to play for England'
- October 05, 2017

The midfielder has started just once for the Reds since his £35m move from Arsenal at the end of the transfer window and that in the dismal 2-0 defeat in the Carabao Cup against Leicester . With this in mind, there's been a predictable reaction to the reports that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is expected to start the Slovenia game. According to reports, Southgate would only consider Oxlade-Chamberlain or Manchester United's Jesse Lingard (who has had similar difficulties finding his way into ... (more...)