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Eagles Chris Long to donate 10 game checks to education equity cause Eagles Chris Long to donate 10 game checks to education equity cause
- October 18, 2017

Combined with the six checks he gave to Charlottesville scholarship causes in the wake of white supremacist riots there, Long will play the entire 2017 season without pay. As NFL owners and players address the controversy around protests during the national anthem and discuss other ways to engage in social activism, Long is providing an excellent example of how to move forward in a positive, productive and unifying manner. (more...)
'Star Wars' Han Solo movie gets a title
- October 18, 2017

Possibly, the most uninspiring and least thought out title for a Star Wars movie ever. "It has always been known that Lucasfilm (and Disney ) has been developing a series of side-story films to the greater "#Star Wars" movie franchise , featuring installments that would air in between every mainline trilogy (the ones with the episode numbers, next being this December's " The Last Jedi "). (more...)
US Justice Department seeks documents on Kobe Steel scandal US Justice Department seeks documents on Kobe Steel scandal
- October 18, 2017

Kobe Steel Ltd. said Tuesday it has been asked by the U.S. Justice Department to submit documents related to its data fabrication scandal, as the company delivers its products to a wide range of industries in the United States from carmakers to airlines. (more...)
Alex Smith criticizes Mike Mitchell for late hit Alex Smith criticizes Mike Mitchell for late hit
- October 18, 2017

Teicher noted the NFL has fined Mitchell twice for unnecessary roughness and that he could face another fine from the league resulting from Sunday's game. He was penalized for roughing the passer and Smith offered his opinion of the play afterward. Alex is backpedaling into me. "I felt myself losing balance", Mitchell said. (more...)
Pulisic's Borussia Dortmund disappoints in Cyprus Pulisic's Borussia Dortmund disappoints in Cyprus
- October 18, 2017

Sokratis Papastathopoulos' towering header cancelled out an opening goal from Mickael Pote that was gift-wrapped by Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Burki, who compounded a stray pass by spilling a shot from Lorenzo Ebecilio straight into the scorer's path. (more...)
Pochettino confirms failed Spurs approach for top Real Madrid talent Pochettino confirms failed Spurs approach for top Real Madrid talent
- October 18, 2017

We are a team that is still under construction. Winks is among the contenders to feature in central midfield, having played a full part in each of Tottenham's last three games either side of the international break, but he acknowledges that there is now serious competition for places. (more...)
Watford midfielder Cleverley praises Deeney, Silva after Arsenal win Watford midfielder Cleverley praises Deeney, Silva after Arsenal win
- October 18, 2017

The FA brought in new rules for this season to punish players for "successful deception of a match official". Well, I'm not going to be one to tell Mr Wenger about himself, but there's a reason they lost and it wasn't because of one penalty. (more...)
McKayla Maroney Says She Was Victim of Sexual Abuse McKayla Maroney Says She Was Victim of Sexual Abuse
- October 18, 2017

She also recalled a scary incident when she was 15: Nassar allegedly gave her a sleeping pill and she awoke in a hotel room with him receiving "treatment". USA Gymnastics CEO Steve Penny resigned in March under pressure from the U.S. Olympic Committee. The president of USA Gymnastics was forced to resign , and an internal review of the organization's practices found a sweeping culture change was needed to protect children. (more...)
Pole dancing in line to become Olympic sport Pole dancing in line to become Olympic sport
- October 18, 2017

While pole vaulting has been an Olympic sport since the first modern Olympiad in Athens in 1896, pole dancing became popular some time later. According to IPSF president Katie Coate, the International Olympic Committee thanked the organisation for such a "comprehensive application as part of the 2016 International Olympic Committee recognition procedure". (more...)
Manchester United scouting 20-year-old Espanyol full-back Aaron Martin Manchester United scouting 20-year-old Espanyol full-back Aaron Martin
- October 18, 2017

According to ESPN sources, the Old Trafford club have made contact to inquire about the possibility of signing the 20-year-old defender. Martin put pen to paper on a new long-term deal in January, one that could keep him at the Spanish outfit until 2022. (more...)
David De Gea unbeatable at Anfield David De Gea unbeatable at Anfield
- October 18, 2017

So is he now the world's best goalkeeper? Premier League legends Peter Schmeichel and Jamie Carragher, two men with precisely 800 appearances between them in England's top flight, could not agree on the best goalkeeper in the world when they got together in the Sky Sports studio for Monday Night Football this week. (more...)
AFC West standings: Raiders pulling up rear in NFL's toughest division AFC West standings: Raiders pulling up rear in NFL's toughest division
- October 18, 2017

While the addition of middle linebacker NaVorro Bowman was a shrewd one, Oakland will need to find some offense fast after scoring barely over 16 points per game over their last three contests. Kareem Hunt is playing like a mortal with averages of 3.7 yards and 2.3 yards per carry in the last two games. So far this year, Carr has 924 yards, eight touchdowns and four interceptions, and Lynch leads Oakland with 257 yards rushing and two touchdowns off 70 attempts. (more...)
Early favourite to replace Warren Gatland as the next Lions coach emerges Early favourite to replace Warren Gatland as the next Lions coach emerges
- October 18, 2017

Gatland coached provincial New Zealand team Waikato for two years before taking the Wales national role in 2007. The Lions nearly inflicted a series defeat on the All Black after splitting the three-game matchup 1-1 with the world champions in New Zealand in July. (more...)
Chelsea boss Conte puts whizkids Ampadu and Scott on notice Chelsea boss Conte puts whizkids Ampadu and Scott on notice
- October 18, 2017

The defending Premier League champions were left shellshocked as Palace scored their first and second goals of the top-flight campaign to register their very first points on the board, after eight matches. He is able to cover a lot of the pitch. "You know very well the potential of the other teams but it is important for us to look at ourselves", he said. (more...)
Yankees Twitter Account Savagely Roasts Red Sox On 'The Steal' Anniversary
- October 18, 2017

Trailing 4-3 in the ninth, Dave Roberts stole second base for Boston. But Roberts slid in ahead of the tag and Bill Mueller singled up the middle to to drive him in and tie the game. The Yankees, still alive in the 2017 ALCS, were quick to respond to their eliminated rivals. After winning the game in 12 innings, the Red Sox became the first and only team in Major League Baseball history to overcome a 3-0 postseason deficit. (more...)
Raheem Sterling never thought about leaving Manchester City for Arsenal Raheem Sterling never thought about leaving Manchester City for Arsenal
- October 18, 2017

That is why I am so proud with what we have done. We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising. Things have rarely looked as rosy at worldwide level for Sterling as they do now at City, with some below-par performances and the drawn-out nature of his switch from Anfield leaving him as the target of considerable online vitriol. (more...)
PSL comes to Karachi PSL comes to Karachi
- October 18, 2017

As a result, Sethi tweeted, "I am meeting Sindh CM tomorrow to start preparations for PSL matches in Karachi". The meeting is scheduled for 11 am tomorrow morning at the CM house. Coming as a breath of fresh air, for the overlooked sports scene in Karachi, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is planning to hold at least two matches of the upcoming PSL edition in the metropolis. (more...)
Crystal Palace chief Freedman made check on Besiktas star Cenk Tosun Crystal Palace chief Freedman made check on Besiktas star Cenk Tosun
- October 18, 2017

The Spaniard has Ayoze Perez, Aleksandar Mitrovic and Dwight Gayle to work with in attacking areas, but he has reservations over whether the latter is good enough to maintain a challenge at this level. The result put Turkish side Besiktas on a flawless nine points from three games and left Monaco propping up the table with a solitary point. Scouts from the Premier League have been watching Tosun regularly this term and it has been reported that representatives from Newcastle checked in ... (more...)
Jurgen Klopp praises Liverpool players after record-breaking Maribor win Jurgen Klopp praises Liverpool players after record-breaking Maribor win
- October 18, 2017

Liverpool's relentless approach tailed off as the second half wore on, but Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain opened his account for his new club having earlier missed a great chance, before Trent Alexander-Arnold finished off the scoring as the Reds recorded the biggest away win from an English club in Europe's premier competition. (more...)
Man City star Kevin De Bruyne gets frustrated with Silva and Fernandinho Man City star Kevin De Bruyne gets frustrated with Silva and Fernandinho
- October 18, 2017

It is 10 straight wins for City in all competitions. In what was a very entertaining match filled with intensity and excitement, the two best teams in Europe right now dominated each other in each half, and the only difference between them in the end was better finishing from City: 2-1 to the Blues. (more...)

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