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Australian team bus window broke due to air pressure claim Bus authorities Australian team bus window broke due to air pressure claim Bus authorities
- October 14, 2017

Cricket fans across Assam turned up at the hotel where the visitors were staying and the airport with placards apologising for the untoward incident, which showed Guwahati in bad light. "The investigation is in full swing & Police have already picked up 2 suspects". The newly constructed Barsapara Stadium was inaugurated by Sonowal earlier yesterday. (more...)
Coyle, Foligno, Niederreiter to miss time for Wild Coyle, Foligno, Niederreiter to miss time for Wild
- October 14, 2017

The Wild already recalled Luke Kunin from Iowa earlier in the day and sent defenseman Mike Reilly back to the AHL. But with five injured forwards, they no longer had the roster space to afford to keep him around. Parise, who missed the first three games of the season due to an undisclosed injury, participated in a light practice on Friday. Marcus Foligno, the former Sabres winger/heartthrob, got his Minnesota Wild career off to a decent start by setting up a goal in each of their first two ... (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs Preview and Prediction Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs Preview and Prediction
- October 14, 2017

Kansas City (5-0) hopes to remain undefeated but the Steelers are always competitive against the Chiefs. Le'Veon Bell has run for 371 yards and three touchdowns to lead the offense while Antonio Brown has 40 catches for 545 yards. Even before Roethlisberger's self-doubting comments came to light, a coach with AFC North experience said he thought Roethlisberger, despite his legendary toughness, was right there with all the other quarterbacks who sometimes seem to revel in playing the role ... (more...)
Dallas Cowboys DT Stephen Paea is retiring from NFL Dallas Cowboys DT Stephen Paea is retiring from NFL
- October 14, 2017

The release of cornerback Nolan Carroll and retirement of defensive tackle Stephen Paea have left some holes to fill, but those will not truly be filled until next offseason. The final two years of the deal he signed were a team option that needed to be picked up 23 days before the start of the 2018 league year. He started each of the first four games in 2017, recording four total tackles, before missing Week 5 due to a knee injury. (more...)
2 arrested after rock thrown at Aussie team bus 2 arrested after rock thrown at Aussie team bus
- October 14, 2017

The 30-year-old batsman had accompanied the pic with a caption which said, "Pretty scary having a rock thrown through the team bus window on the way back to the hotel!" Earlier in the day, Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore, condemning the incident, insisted that India was still one of the most gracious hosts in world. (more...)
NFL Week 6 Predictions: Giants vs. Broncos to be low-scoring? 10/13/17 NFL Week 6 Predictions: Giants vs. Broncos to be low-scoring? 10/13/17
- October 14, 2017

Defensive end Olivier Vernon will miss a second straight game with a sprained ankle. The best injury news the Giants had today is that safety Landon Collins (ankle), the team's leading tackler, is questionable. "We'll see what he can handle", he said, adding, "Evan is a talented player, but he's still a young player, learning". Seeing the run game going. Being able to stop the run is one of the best attributes a defense could possess and throw in some very talented cornerbacks and it's easy ... (more...)
NCAA Football Clemson at Syracuse Preview and Prediction NCAA Football Clemson at Syracuse Preview and Prediction
- October 14, 2017

The Dome has been a odd place to play for many ACC teams over the years no matter how good or bad Syracuse has been and it seems like that could be the case following the first half. Philips has 16 third-down catches, 11 going for first downs. Defensively, Syracuse football yields 24.3 points and 357.7 total yards (226.2 in passing and 131.5 in rushing) per game. (more...)
Matthew Stafford expected to play Sunday against Saints
- October 14, 2017

He missed the London game with a hamstring injury. Detroit also did not sign another quarterback this week, meaning if Stafford were unable to play for some reason, Jake Rudock would be the only quarterback on the roster. Matthew Stafford injured a hamstring and an ankle in last Sunday's 27-24 home loss to Carolina, but is likely to play this week. Lang (back), right tackle Rick Wagner (shoulder) and running back Dwayne Washington (quad) were also listed as questionable. (more...)
Richard Jefferson reportedly will not retire after trade to Atlanta Richard Jefferson reportedly will not retire after trade to Atlanta
- October 14, 2017

In turn, Atlanta sent inconsequential rights to European players back to Cleveland . The Vertical's Shams Charania first reported the two sides were "in advanced talks" on Friday afternoon. According to ESPN .com's Bobby Marks , the deal will save the Cavaliers $12.8 million in luxury tax payments this year. Per Wojnarowski, the Hawks will release both Jefferson and Felder, although neither will be eligible to re-sign with Cleveland . (more...)
Here's what Marcus Mariota has to do to return for MNF Here's what Marcus Mariota has to do to return for MNF
- October 14, 2017

Mariota said he "absolutely" feels good about his chances, but there are still steps to clear to get confirmation. "It's still Friday - we don't play until Monday night". "He's got to show that by the end of the week". Due to the injury, numberFire's models project Mariota for a modest 113.8 passing yards, 1.0 touchdowns, and 0.3 interceptions, along with 12.4 yards on the ground. (more...)
Ben McAdoo wants Giants to show defiance against the Broncos Ben McAdoo wants Giants to show defiance against the Broncos
- October 14, 2017

He sweetened his unit by adding an air of mystery. "We have a great opportunity", he said in his weekly Friday address to reporters. Before his injury against the Chargers last week , Harris was having his best game of the season as a returner, notching a 17-yarder on a punt as well as a 30-yarder on a kickoff. (more...)
No changes to Raiders' game on Sunday
- October 14, 2017

The league considered using the 49ers' home stadium , further south in the Bay Area, and the mayor of San Diego offered to have the game play there . The Air Quality Index for Oakland is projected to be in the "Unhealthy" range at least through Friday and Saturday. "Based on the local authorities and the people who know what they're talking about as opposed to me when talking about air quality, if we believe it's at an acceptable level then we will play there". (more...)
Mizzou men's basketball in talks about exhibition game with Kansas Mizzou men's basketball in talks about exhibition game with Kansas
- October 14, 2017

On Thursday, the Missouri athletics department confirmed a possible renewal of the Missouri-Kansas rivalry on October 22 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City as part of a benefit for hurricane relief efforts. The reports of the possible matchup also surfaced the day before Self was to hold a press conference in which he would be forced to answer questions about the FBI's ongoing investigation into NCAA basketball programs. (more...)
Nehra set to retire
- October 14, 2017

Nehra was also a part of the 2011 World Cup-winning squad. "I have spoken to the team management and the selection committee (about retiring)". But the senior pro has made it clear that he trained to play for the country and not IPL."People say that I can play still play in IPL, but I always trained to play for India ". (more...)
Liverpool honour Kenny Dalglish by unveiling Anfield stand in his name
- October 14, 2017

However, the 18-time English champions have won three of their opening seven Premier League games this term to leave Liverpool seven points behind leaders Manchester City. But when he first got the call to go in and see Liverpool owner John Henry, chairman Tom Werner and Fenway Sports Group president Mike Gordon, Dalglish actually feared the worst. (more...)
Senegal soccer star Sadio Mane's injury lifts SA Senegal soccer star Sadio Mane's injury lifts SA
- October 14, 2017

Liverpool have been left reeling after Sadio Mané was ruled out for six weeks, starting with Saturday's heavyweight collision with Manchester United , due to a hamstring injury. But while Coutinho is a more than capable replacement for Mane going forward, Klopp may fear losing some fluidity in midfield with the Brazilian shifting positions. (more...)
49ers releasing All-Pro linebacker NaVorro Bowman 49ers releasing All-Pro linebacker NaVorro Bowman
- October 14, 2017

He appeared in only four contests past year after tearing his Achilles tendon in early October. In a tweet sent out by ESPN's Adam Schefter , Bowman is being shopped by the San Francisco 49ers ...and teams are interested. With starting middle linebacker Marquel Lee injured (ankle) and out indefinitely, Oakland has already reported that they'll be placing their hopes at Major League Baseball in the undrafted, 6-foot, 215-pound rookie linebacker Nicholas Morrow against the Chargers Sunday. (more...)
White House Brings on Hogan Gidley as Deputy Press Secretary White House Brings on Hogan Gidley as Deputy Press Secretary
- October 14, 2017

Gidley will work with White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders . "The President certainly never implied that the secretary of state was not incredibly intelligent", Sanders said. "Senator Corker worked with Nancy Pelosi and the Obama administration to pave the way for that and rolled out the red carpet for the Iran deal ", Sanders said. (more...)
Rishard Matthews 'done playing football' if forced to stand for national anthem Rishard Matthews 'done playing football' if forced to stand for national anthem
- October 14, 2017

Matthews quickly deleted the tweet Thursday before practice, but his comments had been caught by a screen grab. He responded with a tweet: "No I will be done playing football ". As minorities, what do you want to happen before we say anything? Commissioner Roger Goodell , NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith and player leadership will attend league meetings next week to discuss how to progress on social issues and discuss the subject of protesting during the anthem in a larger scale. (more...)
Vikings' Bradford, Diggs, Easton ruled out for Sunday's game Vikings' Bradford, Diggs, Easton ruled out for Sunday's game
- October 13, 2017

Starting safety Andrew Sendejo is questionable after returning to practice on Friday. Bradford attempted to play through his left knee injury Monday night against the Chicago Bears but was eventually replaced by Keenum, who threw for 140 yards and a touchdown as the Vikings escaped Soldier Field with a victory. (more...)