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Kiwi steals pole with track record at iconic race Kiwi steals pole with track record at iconic race
- October 08, 2017

It was insane, so thank you. His record-breaking effort was too good for a scorching shootout field, finishing ahead of Holden's David Reynolds (2:04.27) and Ford's 2013 Bathurst champion Mark Winterbottom (2:04.49). The Ford ace's effort sent the Bathurst faithful into a frenzy with McLaughlin even receiving a trackside haka from a very merry Kiwi motorsport fan. (more...)
King of Spain says Catalan referendum was 'illegal' and 'undemocratic' King of Spain says Catalan referendum was 'illegal' and 'undemocratic'
- October 08, 2017

The protest brought out about a hundred people to Civic Center. Spain's key IBEX 35 stock index plunged by more than three percent Wednesday in the ongoing turbulence, with some big Catalan banks down more than five percent. Schmieding warned that a period of confusion could slow Spain's economic growth from its current 3.2% expansion to around 2.5%. Analysts say the Spanish Government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy apparently felt so threatened by the accelerating independence movement ... (more...)
Le'Veon Bell Kicks Off Le'Veon Bell Kicks Off "Freestyle Friday" In Steelers Locker Room
- October 08, 2017

Blake Bortles went 15-36 on the day, throwing for 140 yards and a touchdown. Although it may not seem like much, it was still a level of production coming out of the backfield. Bell carried the ball 35 times for 144 yards and two touchdowns. He caught three passes for 48 yards in the Steelers 26-9 victory over the Ravens on Sunday. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman booked hotel overlooking Lollapalooza 2 months before massacre Las Vegas gunman booked hotel overlooking Lollapalooza 2 months before massacre
- October 08, 2017

Chicago hip-hop superstar Chance the Rapper was among the headliners of that festival, along with Muse, Lorde and Blink-182. Hundreds of thousands attended the August music festival at Chicago's Grant Park, including Malia Obama, the former president's daughter. (more...)
Arsene Wenger joins Jose Mourinho in Manager of the Month nominees Arsene Wenger joins Jose Mourinho in Manager of the Month nominees
- October 08, 2017

The Italian is rumoured to be an option for the Gunners, with Wenger's future still uncertain despite signing a two-year deal at the Emirates Stadium towards the end of last season. Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis was paid a bonus of almost £1 million this year despite the club missing out on Champions League football. Despite Bayern being in a comfortable position in the Bundesliga and the primitive stage of the Champions League, the Bayern hierarchy saw fit to let him go. (more...)
Injury Cancels Fabricio Werdum-Derrick Lewis At UFC 216 Injury Cancels Fabricio Werdum-Derrick Lewis At UFC 216
- October 08, 2017

The fight card for Saturday night's UFC 216 in Las Vegas took a significant hit just hours before the main card was set to begin, with it being announced by UFC announcer Jon Anik that the heavyweight bout between Fabricio Werdum and Derrick Lewis has been called off . (more...)
No. 21 Notre Dame handles UNC with backup QB No. 21 Notre Dame handles UNC with backup QB
- October 08, 2017

He finished with 13 carries for 118 yards, averaging 9.1 per carry. Williams missed his second game with an ankle injury; Adams has missed one. The redshirt sophomore performed admirably in his first start. Now, thanks to a lot of returning experience all over the field, an explosive and powerful rushing attack, and an efficient defense, Notre Dame can have goals bigger than just making a bowl game, something they couldn't do last season, by virtue of finishing with a 4-8 record. (more...)
Sadiq propels Ghana to 1-0 win against Colombia Sadiq propels Ghana to 1-0 win against Colombia
- October 08, 2017

The Colombians went in search of an equalizer after the break, with their best chance falling to substitute Deiber Caicedo. His first shot on target - also the first of the match - from a tight angle was calmly collected by goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim. (more...)
Tracy McGrady Rejoins Magic as Special Assistant to CEO Tracy McGrady Rejoins Magic as Special Assistant to CEO
- October 08, 2017

McGrady will work with players and coaches, advise the front office and help in promotional activities for the G League's Lakeland Magic. It appears as though Hall of Fame guard Tracy McGrady is heading back to Orlando after all. While with Orlando , he was a two-time All-NBA First Team selection (2001-02, 2002-03), a two-time All-NBA Second Team selection (2000-01, 2003-04), a four-time NBA All-Star (2001-04), led the NBA in scoring twice (2002-03, 32.1 ppg.; 2003-04, 28.0 ppg.) and ... (more...)
Lightning forward JT Brown raises fist during national anthem Lightning forward JT Brown raises fist during national anthem
- October 08, 2017

As the "Star-Spangled Banner" played inside BB&T Center, Brown, standing on the bench with his teammates, extended his right fist into the air, a form of protest he deemed as a middle ground for those who say kneeling for the anthem disrespects the flag or members of the military. (more...)
Badgers get key win over Huskers 38-17 Badgers get key win over Huskers 38-17
- October 08, 2017

Before the break, the Huskers navigated the field for a Drew Brown field goal to reach the half time score. The Cornhuskers finished off the half with a field-goal drive, but the botched chances prior to their long touchdown pass left them down 17-10 despite moving the ball nearly at will on the Badgers' vaunted defense. (more...)
Demetrious Johnson Finishes Ray Borg, Breaks Anderson Silva's Record Demetrious Johnson Finishes Ray Borg, Breaks Anderson Silva's Record
- October 08, 2017

Demetrious Johnson is in the history books with his highlight reel submission win over Ray Borg . Johnson went for an americana and a kimura. Borg came out in a hurry in the fourth and scooped Johnson up for a takedown. "The Tazmexican Devil" attempted to wrestle Johnson again in the opening moments of the third round but saw his efforts fall flat on their face. Ray Borg came out with heavy pressure to open the second frame, no doubt knowing how badly his showing in the first had looked. (more...)
NASCAR moves up start of Bank of America 500 NASCAR moves up start of Bank of America 500
- October 08, 2017

The Mooresville Blue Devils football team took part in the announcement. "We need to log all the points we can while we have the track position, and I'm glad we're starting off this round this way, and hopefully our vehicle is good enough to stay there to get those points early on". (more...)
FINAL: MSU knocks off No. 7 MI 14-10 FINAL: MSU knocks off No. 7 MI 14-10
- October 08, 2017

Were the Michigan Wolverines undefeated coming into this huge rivalry game on Saturday? But mistake after mistake by the offense doomed it to defeat. Michigan's offense looked miserable early. MI was sacked three times in the first half alone. One even came with the ball in Michigan State territory after a big play. (more...)
49ers vs. Colts, Sunday at 10 am 49ers vs. Colts, Sunday at 10 am
- October 08, 2017

Colts' run defense. Could that change Sunday? Their offense, which hasn't scored a touchdown in three of four games, has 11 plays of 20-plus yards, five more than Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt. We had a bunch of guys who could make plays. He does have good patience and he can throw everything. It comes as a bit of a surprise after that group struggled in the preseason. (more...)
Alonso, Bottas hit with Japan grid penalties Alonso, Bottas hit with Japan grid penalties
- October 08, 2017

Alonso's struggling auto will now have its eighth engine of a troubled season, its 10th turbocharger and seventh battery, among other changes, for Honda's home race. Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas will be demoted five spots tomorrow following a gearbox change yesterday, while Renault's Jolyon Palmer will also start towards the back of the grid after his vehicle was fitted with its fifth internal combustion engine, sixth turbocharger and sixth MGU-H. (more...)
How the Irish are faring on the European Tour How the Irish are faring on the European Tour
- October 08, 2017

Hatton is on the brink of becoming the first player in the tournament's history to successfully defend his title, pulling clear of the chasing pack after carding a second blemish-free 65 in as many days. Four-time European Tour victor Gregory Bourdy posted four consecutive birdies on his back nine at Carnoustie to sit second, with British Masters winner Paul Dunne two shots behind him in third. (more...)
Maryland vs. Ohio State 10/7/17 Maryland vs. Ohio State 10/7/17
- October 08, 2017

He looks like a potential cornerstone for the Buckeyes offense for years to come. Barrett has seemingly regained the accuracy that was lacking earlier in the year, completing numerous throws over 10 yards and a flawless four of four on balls over 20 yards. (more...)
Western Michigan Beats Buffalo 71-68 in 7OT Marathon Game Western Michigan Beats Buffalo 71-68 in 7OT Marathon Game
- October 08, 2017

Previously, there had been three games sharing the seven-OT record: 2001 Arkansas-Ole Miss, 2003 Arkansas-Kentucky, and 2006 North Texas-FIU. The game in Buffalo was tied at 31 going into the first overtime and 38 going into double overtime. (more...)
Colts Unveil Statue of Peyton Manning Outside Lucas Oil Stadium Colts Unveil Statue of Peyton Manning Outside Lucas Oil Stadium
- October 08, 2017

Manning won one Super Bowl during his career with the Colts , which ran from 1998 to 2011. "But 14 seasons with 'The Sheriff:' priceless". "Oh my gosh, it's Peyton Manning! " said Any Newman. "Your generosity putting this tribute together is nothing short of mind boggling". The Colts still have plans to further honor Manning during halftime of their Week 5 game Sunday in which they will officially retire his No. (more...)

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