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Le'Veon Bell wants Steelers to run the ball more Le'Veon Bell wants Steelers to run the ball more
- October 10, 2017

Antonio Brown caught 10 passes from Roethlisberger for 157 yards. Bell said the game plan was not created to flow through him as it had been a week before in a win at Baltimore when he got 35 rushing attempts for 144 yards. "The stats don't really show what really happened", he said, "because of the fact there were several runs where we lost yards". And then at the end [of the game] I felt like nobody really wanted to tackle him. (more...)
Mourinho demands Man Utd docs stay in touch with Lukaku and Belgium Mourinho demands Man Utd docs stay in touch with Lukaku and Belgium
- October 10, 2017

That may not please United fans, with Belgium clear at the top of World Cup qualifying group H and certain of their trip to Russian Federation next summer, but it is the news on midfielder Fellaini which will cause real concern. "Romelu is fit and available, he's training with us tonight", said Martinez. How the tables have turned with regards to how Manchester United stand with Fellaini at their disposal is odd. (more...)
Only Maradona wants Messi to miss the World Cup, says Kempes Only Maradona wants Messi to miss the World Cup, says Kempes
- October 10, 2017

Jorge Sampaoli's side are sixth in the South American standings but a win over Ecuador would be enough to secure at least a play-off place, with Peru and Colombia, the two teams above them, playing each other. Despite boasting the star likes of Messi, Angel di Maria and Javier Mascherano, their form in the qualifying stages has been a disappointment. It has been rumoured in the past that the Argentine forward has more power at the club than he should, and further rumours have circulated that ... (more...)
Emre Can flattered by Juventus, Bayern Munich interest Emre Can flattered by Juventus, Bayern Munich interest
- October 10, 2017

The Germany worldwide is in the final nine months of his current deal at Anfield, making him eligible in January to sign a pre-contract for next summer with other clubs. Germany worldwide recently admitted it was an "honour" to receive such an offer from the Serie A giants. When Carlo Ancelotti was given the boot at the end of December, the Liverpool Echo reported that Klopp was among the favourites to land the Bayern Munich job. (more...)
Time for National Football League owners, players to take a pay cut Time for National Football League owners, players to take a pay cut
- October 10, 2017

In addition, Vice President Mike Pence left Sunday's game in Indianapolis when the visiting San Francisco 49ers knelt during the national anthem before facing the Colts. I know management must have talked to him. More than that, King reported that one player said players on his team were told how to stand for the anthem, such as the position of their hands and feet. (more...)
Dolphins fans chant for Matt Moore after Jay Cutler throws an interception
- October 10, 2017

A large swath of Dolphins fans have already seen enough. "Our guys heard a whistle", Titans coach Mike Mularkey said. Perhaps it's because Miami's offense continued to struggle. The Titans drove down the field and Cassel hit Phillip Supernaw for an 11-yard touchdown to tie the game at 10. The pass was behind Decker, however, and the Titans were forced to punt. (more...)
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...)