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Sergio Aguero returns to Manchester City training following auto crash
- October 10, 2017

The Argentina global was injured in a vehicle crash during a day off in the Netherlands and missed City's last Premier League game at Chelsea, a 1-0 win, and his country's World Cup qualifiers. He seemed very down to me because we wanted to be here (with Argentina),' Villani explained. City said on their website: "Man City fans will be delighted to learn Sergio Aguero returned to training on Tuesday morning". (more...)
VOLQUEST: Guarantano set to start against SC VOLQUEST: Guarantano set to start against SC
- October 10, 2017

Dormady had struggled mightily in Tennessee's first five games, and Guarantano has played in three of them. Members of the SC football team said Tuesday morning they'd been preparing for Tennessee starting quarterback Quinten Dormady . We're not going to hide from that, we know what happened. The quarterback's behavior was singled out by well-known analyst Kirk Herbstreit, only heightening the attention it got. (more...)
'Knife-wielding' football fan arrested after running onto pitch towards Isco 'Knife-wielding' football fan arrested after running onto pitch towards Isco
- October 10, 2017

The usual security measures were carried out last night, during and after the game", he said. But the Israel FA's Shlomi Barzel is quoted today as saying: "According to all the information we have, there is no evidence or indication that someone was carrying a knife among those who jumped onto the field". (more...)
Vegas Golden Knights to honor shooting victims at inaugural home game Vegas Golden Knights to honor shooting victims at inaugural home game
- October 10, 2017

ET; NBCSN, SN360, TVA Sports, NHL.TV) after defeating the Coyotes 2-1 in overtime at Gila River Arena on Saturday. But the celebration will have to wait. Some 13,500 people bought season tickets. Hockey fans across North America are expected in the course of the season to cheer on their favorite team and enjoy this playground for adults. (more...)
Florida Gators to debut alternative alligator-inspired uniforms Florida Gators to debut alternative alligator-inspired uniforms
- October 10, 2017

The Florida Gators have unveiled new Gator-themed uniforms for this weekend's game against Texas A&M and they are awful. This will be the first time in school history that the Gators stray from their signature orange and blue look. It's the first time the gator head logo has appeared on their helmets. The helmet, trousers and socks are rendered in the same color, but without the gator-skin treatment. (more...)
Mike Ditka: There's been no oppression 'for at least 100 years' Mike Ditka: There's been no oppression 'for at least 100 years'
- October 10, 2017

There's been no oppression in the last 100 years that I know of. Ditka said during an interview with Jim Gray. "I think it's a problem". He went on by saying, "I think the opportunity is there for everybody. Since then, women were given the right to vote in 1920, Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier in 1945, racial segregation in the US military was abolished in 1948, Brown v. (more...)
Cardinals trade for running back Adrian Peterson Cardinals trade for running back Adrian Peterson
- October 10, 2017

Peterson signed with the New Orleans Saints during the offseason after starting his National Football League career with the Minnesota Vikings. Although the Saints signed Peterson to a two-year, $7 million deal in April, the addition of the future Hall of Famer immediately seemed like a luxury with Ingram in the prime of his career. (more...)
Martin Truex Victorious at Charlotte Motor Speedway and Advances in Playoffs
- October 10, 2017

A few late cautions sent the race into overtime, but by that point, only an absolute catastrophe could have kept him out of Victory Lane. "I just feel like everything is lining up the way we need it to", Truex Jr. Kyle Larson was 10th, Matt Kenseth 11th, Ricky Stenhouse Jr . "A thank you to Joe Gibbs Racing for the chassis and the collaboration - these guys work really well together", noted Truex, who led a total of 91 laps. (more...)
Liverpool's Mane out for up to six weeks Liverpool's Mane out for up to six weeks
- October 10, 2017

Liverpool have announced that Sadio Mane could be out for up to six weeks after picking up an injury on global duty. Mane was taken off with a minute remaining in Senegal's 2-0 World Cup qualifying win over Cape Verde Islands on Saturday. (more...)
Josh Gordon Opens Up About Drug Abuse, Talks Second Chances Josh Gordon Opens Up About Drug Abuse, Talks Second Chances
- October 10, 2017

He was kicked off the team while Gordon was suspended. As a sophomore in October 2010, Gordon and teammate Willie Jefferson were found asleep in a vehicle at a Taco Bell drive-through lane. "Where's coach with my drinks?" he added. Gordon was later suspended indefinitely by Briles in July 2011 after failing a second drug test. Gordon decided earlier this year to check himself into rehab, where he has been working hard to eliminate his addiction to drugs, which took him to a very scary place. (more...)
City Ready To Make R6.4bn Messi Move? City Ready To Make R6.4bn Messi Move?
- October 10, 2017

Argentina faces Ecuador in the thin air of Quito, located at 2,850 meters (9,350 feet) in the Andes-always a trial for visiting teams. Argentina needs a victory to get at least a playoff spot. The sense of anxiety was reflected by La Nacion newspaper. Five-time champion Brazil has already qualified for the tournament in Russian Federation. (more...)
Federer dances with Mickey Mouse in Shanghai Federer dances with Mickey Mouse in Shanghai
- October 10, 2017

Open. 'I'm just happy being here now and it would be nice to pick up another title and get in training and start again the next year and get more chances then'. Federer won two Grand Slam titles at Australian Open and Wimbledon respectively, and with both Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic bothered by injuries, the path was clear for a top spot return. (more...)
Trinidad & Tobago vs USMNT Trinidad & Tobago vs USMNT
- October 10, 2017

Two of Mexico's best attackers did not travel with the national team to Honduras for their CONCACAF World Cup qualifying finale. The USMNT sits in 3rd-place and controls their own World Cup destiny at Trinidad & Tobago. The United States' road to the World Cup is clearer after Friday night when a heroic performance by 19-year-old sensation Christian Pulisic put the Americans on the doorstep of securing a berth in the tournament when he scored on a dazzling, field-long run in the 11th ... (more...)
Frankfurt winger the subject of Mourinho's mystery mission to Austria Frankfurt winger the subject of Mourinho's mystery mission to Austria
- October 10, 2017

Mourinho was photographed at the game wearing a grey baseball cap, which hardly managed to hide his appearance. There has been speculation surrounding the reason behind Mourinho's trip to Vienna. Mourinho wanted to bolster his midfield during the last transfer window and Gacinovic's talent and versatility would appeal to the Portuguese chief. (more...)
Joe Girardi Rumors: Mets 'Open To' Hiring Manager If Fired by Yankees Joe Girardi Rumors: Mets 'Open To' Hiring Manager If Fired by Yankees
- October 10, 2017

Yet there's increasing speculation in the NY media, and in baseball circles, that the Yankees might not offer Girardi an extension. "I'm never anxious about that. The Indians took the first two games of the series, shutting the Yankees out in a 4-0 victory in Game 1 and rallying from five runs down for a one-run, 13-inning triumph in Game 2. (more...)
Man City preparing £357m raid for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi in January Man City preparing £357m raid for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi in January
- October 10, 2017

Doubt is inevitably creeping in and the longer Messi goes without agreeing to have his photograph taken signing a contract, the more that will happen. That would completely destroy the previous world record transfer fee that PSG paid out to land Neymar . The Citizens believe that the Argentine would be happy to get reunited with Pep Guardiola at Etihad Stadium and they seem ready to test Barcelona's resolve. (more...)
School Renamed After Mohammed Salah For Guiding Egypt To Russia 2018 School Renamed After Mohammed Salah For Guiding Egypt To Russia 2018
- October 10, 2017

Argentine coach Hector Cuper led Egypt to the African Cup final in February on that return, eventually losing to Cameroon. Salah put Egypt ahead during the second half in Alexandria only for Arnold Bouka Moutou to equalise two minutes from the end of regular time. (more...)
Ballon d´Or nominees: Neymar, Dybala among first names released Ballon d´Or nominees: Neymar, Dybala among first names released
- October 10, 2017

Real Madrid duo Marcelo and Luka Modric, as well as Paulo Dybala of Juventus, also make the nominations. The third batch of names features Harry Kane as the first and likely only Englishman on the list; he is joined by Kevin De Bruyne, Robert Lewandowski, Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea and Roma striker Edin Dzeko. (more...)
NFL Players Association head: No NFL players are disrespecting the flag NFL Players Association head: No NFL players are disrespecting the flag
- October 10, 2017

American President Donald Trump has questioned the tax breaks that the National Football League ( NFL ) receives, amid the national anthem protests that have swept the league. Mr Trump first voiced his anger at the protests, which players say are against racial injustice, but which Mr Trump calls unpatriotic and "disrespectful", last month, soon after the current season started. (more...)
Trump bashes ESPN's ratings, broadcaster who called him a white supremacist Trump bashes ESPN's ratings, broadcaster who called him a white supremacist
- October 10, 2017

Hill suggested on Twitter that fans who disagree with Jones should boycott the team's advertisers and not buy the team's merchandise. Hill, who has always been persona non grata for many conservative ESPN viewers, even before her tweets about Trump became a major story last month, now finds herself in some level of career turmoil as she'll be off the air and presumably social media for the next two weeks during a period in which she'll no doubt be a popular target for criticism. (more...)