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Nadal beats Dimitrov to make China Open final
- October 10, 2017

The 31-year-old nearly shut out Kyrgios in the second set and took a 5-0 lead before the Australian won his solitary game to slightly delay the inevitable as Nadal sauntered to his 12th consecutive win. A frustrated Kyrgios then fended off five break-point chances for Nadal but was soon remonstrating with the umpire and was heard saying "It's one call, it changes the match". (more...)
Gary Andersen out as football coach at Oregon State Gary Andersen out as football coach at Oregon State
- October 10, 2017

Oregon State last played in a bowl game back in 2013, topping Boise State in the Hawaii Bowl with Mike Riley at the helm. Though Oregon State was awful in the '80s and much of the '90s, Dennis Erickson and then Mike Riley turned them into a successful program that put players in the National Football League and regularly made bowl games. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur: Harry Kane named on shortlist for Ballon d'Or Tottenham Hotspur: Harry Kane named on shortlist for Ballon d'Or
- October 09, 2017

David De Gea is Manchester United's sole representative on the 30-man shortlist for the 2017 Ballon d'Or. The victor of this year's award is expected to be announce din December of this year, with the full 30-man shortlist to be revealed throughout Monday. (more...)
Juan Mata sends message to injured Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini Juan Mata sends message to injured Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini
- October 09, 2017

He it is expected he will need a number of weeks to recover, according to the BBC . Speaking on Monday before Belgium takes on Cyprus in their final World Cup qualifier on Tuesday, Martinez didn't give a timeframe for Fellaini's absence. (more...)
India to take on Colombia today India to take on Colombia today
- October 09, 2017

The two teams had earlier met in August during a four-nation tournament, where the latin American side emerged victorious 3-0. India kept on pushing hard for an equaliser and it bore fruit in the 82nd minute courtesy a thumping header Jeackson Thounaojam. (more...)
Man Utd's Fellaini suffers knee injury ahead of Liverpool clash Man Utd's Fellaini suffers knee injury ahead of Liverpool clash
- October 09, 2017

Should he continue this form, there is a good chance that United will challenge for the League title this season. The Red Devils had been sweating on their star forward's fitness after he damaged his ankle and there were fears he would struggle to return to action for the crunch Premier League clash with Liverpool on Saturday. (more...)
De Gea Linked With Shock Move?
- October 09, 2017

David De Gea is Manchester United's sole representative on the 30-man shortlist for the 2017 Ballon d'Or. A few days after that failed transfer, de Gea signed a new four year deal at a Old Trafford, a deal which hugely increased his wages, and runs until the summer of 2019. (more...)
Tennessee's Darrell Taylor suspended following fight in practice with teammate, reports say Tennessee's Darrell Taylor suspended following fight in practice with teammate, reports say
- October 09, 2017

Embattled coach Butch Jones and the Vols (3-2) host SC on Saturday before traveling to No. 1 Alabama in two weeks. Taylor was already kicked out of one game this year for fighting on the field. "Everyone is on the same page", Wolf said. Because of that fight, Taylor was suspended for the first half of the Vols' upcoming game against SC. Monday's presser was no different, as Jones twice said things that he should know by now will be laughed at by fans and media members alike. (more...)
Ballon d'Or Nominees: Harry Kane And Robert Lewandowski Make The Cut Ballon d'Or Nominees: Harry Kane And Robert Lewandowski Make The Cut
- October 09, 2017

Others are Premier League midfielders Philippe Coutinho, Kevin de Bruyne and N'Golo Kante, plus Manchester United keeper David de Gea. The prestigious award, which was affiliated with Federation Internationale de Football Association between 2010 and 2015, has been shared between the Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, the Barcelona star, for the past nine years. (more...)
Former LSU QB YA Tittle dies at age of 90
- October 09, 2017

He played 10 years in between with the San Francisco 49ers , but had his greatest success in NY, leading the Giants to three division titles in four years in a remarkable late-career surge. Tittle was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1971, had his No. 14 jersey retired by the Giants and was a charter member of the team's Ring of Honor in 2010. (more...)
Kuldeep Yadav dismisses talk of replacing Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja Kuldeep Yadav dismisses talk of replacing Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja
- October 09, 2017

Following their 9-wicket defeat in the opening T20I at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi on Sunday, Aaron Finch revealed that they were struggling to read Kuldeep's variations. I wonder how Australia even managed to win one match in the ODI series, as it was a story of India's complete dominance. With a fielder placed at the square leg boundary, Kuldeep bowled his first three deliveries on a good length and outside off, which Finch constantly swept towards square leg. (more...)
Browns bench DeShone Kizer, immediately score but still lose Browns bench DeShone Kizer, immediately score but still lose
- October 09, 2017

The Patriots haven't approached their championship form during an uneven start, but they still have Tom Brady 's ageless right arm and Bill Belichick's giant brain. If Jackson is giving up on Kizer five games in, he's lost his way. They had a good scheme, and they made some good plays to stop our running game. Hogan slipped on his next drive, though. (more...)
Twitter loved what happened to N'Golo Kante ahead of France vs Bulgaria Twitter loved what happened to N'Golo Kante ahead of France vs Bulgaria
- October 09, 2017

First in the use of the ball in the last thirty metres. Didier Deschamps is unwilling to put a timeframe on Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante's injury layoff, but confirms that he will miss the midweek visit of Belarus. The news is a concern for Chelsea ahead of a packed run of fixtures throughout October. Whilst the media will pile in on Kante's injury like Chelsea's season is once again on the brink of disaster, the more rational will consider it just a blip. (more...)
Khloe Kardashian Makes Public Appearance Amid Conspiracy Theories About Her Baby Bump Khloe Kardashian Makes Public Appearance Amid Conspiracy Theories About Her Baby Bump
- October 09, 2017

Rumours have been swirling that Kardashian is expecting her first baby with boyfriend Tristan Thomas, a basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Khloe finally took to the comments of this Instagram post to shut down fans. So while we'll leave her to confirm or deny the news in her own time, we've just gotta say, how FABULOUS is she looking? "I think really thinking about what you're gonna post before you post (a photo), still staying true to you but know that once you put something ... (more...)
JJ Watt 'devastated' by being sidelined with injury JJ Watt 'devastated' by being sidelined with injury
- October 09, 2017

Houston first selected him in the first round (26th overall) out of the University of IL, before he immediately entered the defensive fray for the Texans . The Texans thrived without Watt last season, but his loss significantly lowers their 2017 ceiling. "But with that being said just knowing him and knowing the type of guy that he is, he's an unbelievable human being and he will work extremely hard to be back, to be back to play for this football team". (more...)
Cam Newton Says Remark to Female Reporter Was Meant to Be Compliment Cam Newton Says Remark to Female Reporter Was Meant to Be Compliment
- October 09, 2017

The quarterback was asked again about his answer Wednesday to a question from Charlotte Observer beat reporter Jourdan Rodrigue, in which he had smirked and said, "It's amusing to hear a female talk about 'routes.' " The ensuing firestorm included a stern rebuke from the National Football League and the loss of at least one major sponsorship for Newton. (more...)
Raiders' Donald Penn has verbal altercation with fans in parking lot Raiders' Donald Penn has verbal altercation with fans in parking lot
- October 09, 2017

The rowdy heckler induced Penn to get out of his auto and approach a mob of displeased fans for a limited, albeit very heated exchange, before security eventually intervened. He's right in saying the fans were wanting a reaction, but he was also right to call out unruly fans who should have had better security around them. (more...)
Olivier Giroud scorpion kick against Palace makes Federation Internationale de Football Association award shortlist Olivier Giroud scorpion kick against Palace makes Federation Internationale de Football Association award shortlist
- October 09, 2017

Ten spectacular efforts were initially up for the prize, with the likes of Manchester United's Nemanja Matic among those in contention, but the nominees have been whittled down. The first part of the voting process was open until the beginning of October and fans were able to cast their votes on FIFA's official website . (more...)
J&K: Hizbul-Mujahideen terrorist, Abid gunned down in Shopian encounter J&K: Hizbul-Mujahideen terrorist, Abid gunned down in Shopian encounter
- October 09, 2017

The neutralised terrorist has been identified as Abid. Earlier in the day, a top Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist Khalid was also shot dead by security forces in J&K's Ladoora area. "He was killed in a joint operation by the Jammu and Kashmir Police's Special Operation Group, local police, the CRPF and the Army", he said. Kashmir has witnessed an increase in anti-insurgency operations after a rise in militant attacks following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in July ... (more...)
Mariota watches as QBs struggle; Miami beats Titans 16-10
- October 09, 2017

He went 21 for 32 for 141 yards and was sacked six times. Last season the Titans came to Miami at 1-3 off a loss in Houston. And that failed play in which Gray failed to complete his pass still gave Gray a higher QB rating than Dolphins starter Jay Cutler in the first half. (more...)