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Panthers head into Chicago competing against familiar faces Panthers head into Chicago competing against familiar faces
- October 24, 2017

And somehow, the Bears are 3-4 and not completely out of the playoff picture. As for the Panthers , something that must change in week 7 is their run game. Jackson's first touchdown came on the game's opening possession. The running game is also suffering due to Carolina's inability to move opposing defensive lines. (more...)
Bengals rookie: Give me the ball, I'm better than Le'Veon Bell Bengals rookie: Give me the ball, I'm better than Le'Veon Bell
- October 24, 2017

We are in the room and feel like we are a part of the offense. Granted, it's easier to run the ball when your team has the lead, but Mixon bemoaned not having the role Bell enjoys. "I thought the wideout perimeter blocking was excellent", head coach Mike Tomlin said. I can't showcase nothing if I don't get the ball. Bell is in an elite class when it comes to today's backs, but Mixon believes he can produce similar numbers if his touches increased. (more...)
NIA arrests Hizb chief Salahuddin's son in terror funding case NIA arrests Hizb chief Salahuddin's son in terror funding case
- October 24, 2017

Shahid works in the horticulture department of the Jammu and Kashmir government. The TOI report further adds that money, allegedly meant to fund terror outfit Hizbul's activities in J&K, was reportedly sent in four installments to Yusuf in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. (more...)
David Unsworth eyes Everton job after Ronald Koeman sacking David Unsworth eyes Everton job after Ronald Koeman sacking
- October 24, 2017

Sky Sports News understands Burnley's Sean Dyche and the former Man City manager Manuel Pellegrini, who is now managing Hebei China Fortune, are the other front-runners. Also running in contention for the job are Carlo Ancelotti and Ryan Giggs. On Wednesday night, Everton travel to Chelsea in the fourth round of the League Cup. (more...)
Newcastle keeper Rob Elliot excited by takeover interest Newcastle keeper Rob Elliot excited by takeover interest
- October 24, 2017

The 21-year-old Spanish youth global joined Dortmund from La Liga outfit Osasuna in 2016, having played an impressive role for Los Rojillos despite his tender years. 'We want him to stay here, we don't want to see any of our top players up for sale again. That is the mentality now. Back in the big time after a one-year stint in the Championship, here are the players who have stuck with them through thick and thin. (more...)
Man United legend interested in Leicester City and Everton managerial jobs Man United legend interested in Leicester City and Everton managerial jobs
- October 24, 2017

After Dutchman Frank de Boer , who lasted all of 77 days at Crystal Palace, Leicester City fired Craig Shakespeare last Tuesday and Everton parted ways with Ronald Koeman on Monday . "I've said all along that I'd be open to clubs which share the ambitions of myself". At the time of writing, Manuel Pellegrini and Chris Coleman are listed as the two favourites to take over at Leicester while Sean Dyche and David Moyes are in pole position to take over at Goodison Park. (more...)
Verstappen penalty call Verstappen penalty call "the worst I've ever seen" - Lauda
- October 24, 2017

Mercedes Formula 1 non-executive chairman Niki Lauda has called the FIA stewards' decision to penalize Max Verstappen for his last-lap pass on Kimi Raikkonen in Sunday's United States Grand Prix as " the worst I've ever seen ". "Red Bull have always shown faith and belief in me", he said. "Of course I'm not happy with myself and I think this is definitely one of the worst qualifyings of the year for me". (more...)
Aussies in NBA: Simmons the first Australian to record a triple-double Aussies in NBA: Simmons the first Australian to record a triple-double
- October 24, 2017

Ben Simmons posted his first career triple-double in just his fourth National Basketball Association game, scoring 21 points with 12 rebounds and 10 assists in Monday's 97-86 win over the Pistons. Australian rookie Simmons was simply superb, notching 21 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists - all career highs - to secure a triple-double in just his fourth game. (more...)
Colts lose rookie safety with season-ending knee injury
- October 24, 2017

Indianapolis Colts first-round rookie safety Malik Hooker is done for the season with a torn ACL and MCL suffered Week 7 against the Jacksonville Jaguars , according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport . He's leading the team with three interceptions through seven games as a rookie. After losing today the Colts are now 2-5 on the year with their playoff hopes dimming more and more. (more...)
HCL Technologies powers 2017-18 edition of Volvo Ocean Race HCL Technologies powers 2017-18 edition of Volvo Ocean Race
- October 24, 2017

The team had a close call with one of the spectator boats as they tried to navigate the tricky course. "We took the inshore route with good angle and we know we crossed ahead of the fleet when we converged with them again", skipper Charlie Enright said. (more...)
Everton sack Ronald Koeman after dismal run Everton sack Ronald Koeman after dismal run
- October 24, 2017

He would be the ideal replacement for Koeman at this point. There is a strong chance that landing No.1 target Olivier Giroud in the summer may have meant Koeman is still in a job today, but there is no guarantee. "They've had a lot of players who have come in who are still trying to gel", the former Reds defender said on Friday Night Football . Of the incomers, only Nikola Vlasic and keeper Jordan Pickford have lived up to expectations, which, given Everton's defending, is just as well. (more...)
Chicago Bears vs Carolina Panthers Chicago Bears vs Carolina Panthers
- October 24, 2017

Because they didn't, it brings up concerns moving forward about the identity of this offense. The Panthers (4-3) failed to score a touchdown for the first time since a 9-3 victory against Buffalo on September 17. But he added: "We'll take a win any day of the week". This has morphed into an offense that has forced Newton to scramble and call his own number on more run plays than offensive coordinator Mike Shula probably would like. (more...)
UNC's Joel Berry II Out Four Weeks Due To Broken Hand UNC's Joel Berry II Out Four Weeks Due To Broken Hand
- October 24, 2017

He scored a game-high 22 against Gonzaga in the NCAA title game. Berry averaged 14.7 points last season. Sophomore Seventh Woods and freshman Jalek Felton could see an increase in playing time in Berry's absence. "The recent hurricanes caused so much damage", Tar Heels coach Roy Williams said in the statement. Tickets are $20 and will go on sale on October 25 on goheels.com, at the UNC ticket office and by phone (1-800-722-HEEL). (more...)
Expected Arsenal line up to face Norwich in Carabao Cup Expected Arsenal line up to face Norwich in Carabao Cup
- October 24, 2017

In early team news Arsenal are without David Ospina, Calum Chambers, Shkodran Mustafi, Santi Cazorla and Danny Welbeck, and their manager Arsene Wenger looks set to give some of the club's young prospects another chance to impress. Arsenal were back to their best as they thrashed Everton at Goodson Park on Sunday but Arsene Wenger's men have wasted no time dwelling on the performance. (more...)
India skipper Virat Kohli seeks December break from cricket citing personal reasons India skipper Virat Kohli seeks December break from cricket citing personal reasons
- October 24, 2017

Prasad also confirmed that other players will be rested too, but refused to name who would get a break. "Considering the workload and the global schedule that we have right now, we are definitely going to rotate players". Kohli made 121 in defeat to New Zealand on Sunday to overtake Ricky Ponting and move second on the list for most one-day global centuries behind only countryman Sachin Tendulkar . (more...)
Eagles LT Jason Peters carted off field Eagles LT Jason Peters carted off field
- October 24, 2017

The injury occurred after Peters was in pass protection against linebacker Ryan Anderson when nose tackle Ziggy Hood fell onto Peters' right knee causing it to buckle. Peters' teammates swarmed the cart and gave him an emotional sendoff, a nod to the severity of the knee injury and the respect with which the nine-time Pro Bowler is held in Philadelphia. (more...)
Predicted Manchester United side to play Swansea: Shaw and Romero should start Predicted Manchester United side to play Swansea: Shaw and Romero should start
- October 24, 2017

After seeing United suffer their first domestic defeat of the season, Juan Mata called on the cup holders to respond. After playing four consecutive Premier League activities, #Swansea City will take a break from the excruciating league as the Swans host #Manchester United in Carabao Cup at Liberty Stadium . (more...)
Eintracht Frankfurt 2-2 Borussia Dortmund Eintracht Frankfurt 2-2 Borussia Dortmund
- October 24, 2017

Dortmund made its best ever start to the Bundesliga with eight wins and one draw before Leipzig brought its run to a halt on October 14. Following the game at Frankfurt, in which Dortmund lost a 2-0 lead, some media outlets suggested the situation had the hallmarks of a developing crisis and criticised Bosz. (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott cleared for Week 8 after court ruling Ezekiel Elliott cleared for Week 8 after court ruling
- October 24, 2017

Manhattan Federal Court Judge Katherine Polk Failla ruled in a decision entered Monday that the hearing in an ongoing battle over the suspension of the star Dallas Cowboy running back will be held October 30, as originally planned. Elliott, who was not arrested or charged in the case, maintains his innocence after being accused of assaulting his former girlfriend in Columbus, Ohio. (more...)
Arizona State to honor Pat Tillman with special uniforms Arizona State to honor Pat Tillman with special uniforms
- October 24, 2017

Arizona State University has played an active role in supporting and honoring the US military through its Salute to Service enterprise. Adidas detailed the phrase "Give 'em Hell" from the ASU fight song in the uniform. Arizona State has honored the legacy of Tillman for a while now. He left his football career in 2002 to enlist in the U.S. Army. He helped the team to the 1997 Rose Bowl after an undefeated season and earned Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year. (more...)