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NFL Player JJ Watt Tells Houston He's 'Devastated' After Serious Injury NFL Player JJ Watt Tells Houston He's 'Devastated' After Serious Injury
- October 10, 2017

Update: Texans' head coach Bill O'Brien has confirmed that Watt and Mercilus are done. The Kansas City Chiefs won again to stay flawless on the season, but their win against the Houston Texans was not ideal as both teams lost at least at least one key player for the season through injury. (more...)
New York Rangers Analysis: Lundqvist shines in 2-0 win over Canadiens New York Rangers Analysis: Lundqvist shines in 2-0 win over Canadiens
- October 10, 2017

A little after 2.5 minutes, the Montreal's score was again challenged by Alain Vigneault for goaltender interference. The first score for Rangers was from Skjei after a fortunate bounce just as the first period is starting to end. Of course, this would have been a ideal opportunity for the Canadiens to seek revenge after being eliminated in six games at the Garden in the 2017 Playoffs. (more...)
Bradford likely to start for Vikings tonight
- October 10, 2017

The Vikings (2-2) need him. The Bears , who have started the season 1-3, will have a new quarterback under center, and they'll have a chance to right the ship a bit after a disappointing performance against the Green Bay Packers almost two weeks ago. (more...)
Texans DL JJ Watt 'devastated' by likely season-ending leg injury Texans DL JJ Watt 'devastated' by likely season-ending leg injury
- October 10, 2017

After the game, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported Mercilus will need surgery to fix a torn pectoral muscle and will miss the remainder of the season. "So we've got to find a way to regroup because we've got a lot of season left". With Watt and Mercilus out, the team is down two of its top three pass rushers. (more...)
Buccaneers bring in familiar face to replace Nick Folk Buccaneers bring in familiar face to replace Nick Folk
- October 10, 2017

Instead, Folk missed the kick wide left to cap off a nightmarish game that has now cost him his job. Nick Folk still remains the lone kicker on the roster but the veteran has struggled of late, missing six kicks in the last two games, including missing three field goal attempts in Thursday's 19-14 loss to the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots . (more...)
NBA Preseason: Washington Wizards defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers
- October 10, 2017

They aren't waiting till they are matched up against them in The NBA Finals to start preparing; they are going to prepare all season. Lue's biggest challenge will be keeping everyone happy with their playing time. Not only that, he averaged 8.5 points per game and 3.2 assists per game while shooting 44.3% from the field with the Indiana Pacers last season. The combination of James surrounded by an army of three-point shooters has been the Cavs' recipe for having an fantastic offense ... (more...)
WCQ: Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku fit for Belgium's match against Cyprus WCQ: Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku fit for Belgium's match against Cyprus
- October 10, 2017

Romelu Lukaku heads in the winning goal for Belgium in Greece, punching the Red Devils' ticket to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Lukaku reported for global duty carrying an ankle injury and sat out Saturday's 4-3 win over Bosnia and Herzegovina , but the striker could be in line to feature against Cyprus on Tuesday. (more...)
Joel Embiid, 76ers Reportedly Agree on 5-Year, $148 Million Contract Extension Joel Embiid, 76ers Reportedly Agree on 5-Year, $148 Million Contract Extension
- October 10, 2017

Wojnarowski explained "the designated exception-termed "The Super Max"-allows Embiid to earn a higher percentage of the salary cap-and potentially millions of dollars more-if he meets criteria over the course of the deal". Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz will be a tandem of No. 1 overall point guards making their National Basketball Association debut next week, with Dario Saric and Jahlil Okafor likely coming off the bench and providing a punch. (more...)
Brittany Aldean posts poignant photo of Jason Aldean's return to Las Vegas Brittany Aldean posts poignant photo of Jason Aldean's return to Las Vegas
- October 10, 2017

Earlier this week Aldean canceled three shows to honor the victims of the shooting. The University Medical Center of Southern Nevada posted to Facebook a photo of Aldean outside of its trauma center Sunday with a message of gratitude to the singer. (more...)
Henrik Lundqvist backs Rangers to first win after shaky start
- October 10, 2017

But it was surprising rookie forward Filip Chytil and defenseman Brendan Smith were each scratched and that Vigneault dressed seven defensemen. - New York Rangers was not just able to win their game against the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday night. (more...)
Twins sign manager Paul Molitor to new 3-year contract Twins sign manager Paul Molitor to new 3-year contract
- October 10, 2017

Even so, Molitor's club would immediately turn things around come 2017 while the Twins remained competitive throughout the campaign. Molitor has recorded a 227-259 mark during his three seasons at the helm of the Twins, who dropped an 8-4 setback in a one-game playoff against the New York Yankees on Tuesday. (more...)
Garcia stuns new No 1 Halep to win China Open Garcia stuns new No 1 Halep to win China Open
- October 10, 2017

Garcia's feat was all the more remarkable because she was carrying a leg injury that has required frequent on-court treatment and completed a mammoth three-set quarter-final win well past midnight on Friday evening. The rankings, however, do not lie and Konta could have put herself out of sight had she not embarked on a five-match losing streak, including being upset in the first round of the US Open at the end of August. (more...)
Man City plan £358m january bid for Messi Man City plan £358m january bid for Messi
- October 10, 2017

Argentina have arrived in Ecuador ahead of Tuesday's crunch World Cup qualifier, with the country in real danger of missing out on qualification. Defending In Numbers is a new Deezer Originals football podcast, created by Squawka. Despite boasting the star likes of Messi, Angel di Maria and Javier Mascherano, their form in the qualifying stages has been a disappointment. Jorge Sampaoli's side are sixth in the South American standings but a win over Ecuador would be enough to secure at ... (more...)
Jets - Browns: NFL Week 5 score highlights Jets - Browns: NFL Week 5 score highlights
- October 10, 2017

Njoku made a leaping one-handed catch to haul the ball in and give Cleveland a 7-3 lead. Two plays later, McCown tossed a 2-yard touchdown pass to tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins. But when Isaiah Crowell ran behind Kevin Zeitler, the highest paid guard in National Football League history, all he could get was 1 yard. It was one of the plays that led to Kizer being benched. (more...)
2nd T20I: India Eye Series Win Against Australia in Guwahati 2nd T20I: India Eye Series Win Against Australia in Guwahati
- October 10, 2017

From their 2011 World Cup win to a new era under Virat Kohli , much has changed since Guwahati hosted its last worldwide match way back on November 28, 2010 when India beat New Zealand by 40 runs in an ODI. "I don't look too much into because if you get out early, then there's a collapse in the middle after a partnership", said Warner. "I try to follow down the same key messages to the guys so we're preparing as best as we can to go out on the field we're doing our best. (more...)
ESPN anchor Jemele Hill suspended after encouraging Dallas Cowboys boycott on Twitter ESPN anchor Jemele Hill suspended after encouraging Dallas Cowboys boycott on Twitter
- October 10, 2017

Hill had been cautioned about her tweets after calling President Donald Trump a white supremacist . Last week, Hill penned an essay for The Undefeated in which she expressed regret for letting her employers and co-workers down with her previous controversial tweets. (more...)
Nadal punishes penalised Kyrgios to win China Open
- October 10, 2017

Kyrgios, ranked 19 in the world, has not always done his talent justice and a year ago was suspended for his conduct in a defeat to Zverev's older brother Mischa in Shanghai. "So let's see what can happen in the future, but of course he will be a candidate for everything", he said. "And if I'm angry, I'm not going to win the match". (more...)
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...)