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Form Murray strikes to rescue Brighton Form Murray strikes to rescue Brighton
- October 29, 2017

One of the key factors in Brighton's turnaround has been their impressive performances when playing at Amex Stadium. Brighton will, however, be without veteran midfielder Steve Sidwell who will be sidelined after picking up a minor injury. (more...)
NEW Osmond Wins Gold at Skate Canada Event NEW Osmond Wins Gold at Skate Canada Event
- October 29, 2017

Russian skaters endured mixed fortunes behind her as Maria Sotskova climbed to second with a 192.52 points, while Anna Pogorilaya - who had been in the silver medal position after the short programme - slumped to ninth on 156.89. Duhamel and Radford landed their huge throw quadruple salchow on the way to 222.22 total points. This proved enough to leapfrog German short programme leaders and world silver medallist Aliona Savchenko and Bruno Massot. (more...)
Cousins' Triple-double Powers Pelicans Past Cavs, 123-101 Cousins' Triple-double Powers Pelicans Past Cavs, 123-101
- October 29, 2017

I'm not getting too high and getting too low. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are unfazed by the team's third loss in four games after the 2016 National Basketball Association champions were hammered 123-101 by New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night. (more...)
MLB's Bruce Maxwell, who knelt during anthem, is arrested on gun charge MLB's Bruce Maxwell, who knelt during anthem, is arrested on gun charge
- October 29, 2017

Scottsdale PD tells us Maxwell, 26, was arrested Saturday at 6:08 PM at his Scottsdale, AZ home. Bruce Maxwell #13 of the Oakland Athletics kneels in protest next to teammate Mark Canha #20 duing the singing of the National Anthem prior to the start of the game against the Texas Rangers at Oakland Alameda Coliseum on September 24, 2017 in Oakland, California. (more...)
Kenley Jansen Named 2017 NL Reliever of the Year Kenley Jansen Named 2017 NL Reliever of the Year
- October 29, 2017

With 230 saves, he's the Dodgers' all-time leader in the category. He also struck out 126 batters in 69 innings pitched. Over with the Boston Red Sox , Craig Kimbrel finished the year 5-0 with a 1.43 ERA, locking down 35 saves. Seven former star relief pitchers voted on the award - Rivera, Trevor Hoffman, Dennis Eckersley, Rollie Fingers, Bruce Sutter, John Franco and Billy Wagner. (more...)
Saturday's matchup, prediction: Penn State at Ohio State
- October 29, 2017

Barrett finished the game with 328 passing yards and four touchdowns. If the Buckeyes beat Penn State and win out, they will be a serious playoff contender. The Buckeyes held Heisman Trophy front-runner Saquon Barkley to 20 carries and 44 yards with a touchdown. Barkley is usually the main driving force of the Penn State offense, but quarterback Trace McSorley and tight end Mike Gesicki both put forth great performances, respectively. (more...)
Tate, Wildcats Drop 58 on Wazzu, Upset #15 Cougars Tate, Wildcats Drop 58 on Wazzu, Upset #15 Cougars
- October 29, 2017

The Cougars have given up more sacks than anyone else in the FBS this season (34), but Falk boasts a touchdown-to-interception ratio of 22-to-7 and sits 230 passing yards shy of becoming the Pac-12's career leader. Arizona: Rodriguez was supposed to be on the hot seat but Tate has pushed the Wildcats firmly into contention in the Pac-12 North and must be one of the most spectacular newcomers on the college football scene this season. (more...)
Derek Brunson Dusts Lyoto Machida At UFC Fight Night 119 Derek Brunson Dusts Lyoto Machida At UFC Fight Night 119
- October 29, 2017

As Machida stumbled to the canvas, Brunson was all over him, with a series of lefts bringing in referee Osiris Maia to stop the fight. The six-fight main card starts at 10 p.m. Machida opened the fight with his signature karate style, but the two were very reluctant to engage early on with Brunson throwing leg kicks from the outside. (more...)
No. 13 Virginia Tech expecting tough game vs struggling Duke No. 13 Virginia Tech expecting tough game vs struggling Duke
- October 29, 2017

The Hokies defense had nine tackles for loss, including one sack. The others: Alabama, Georgia and Wisconsin. Just before halftime, Josh Jackson connected with Sean Savoy on a 26-yard TD pass that sent the teams to the locker room with the Hokies up 17-3. (more...)
No. 25 Iowa State shocks No. 4 TCU No. 25 Iowa State shocks No. 4 TCU
- October 29, 2017

Hopefully a few of Saturday's standouts on defense got high-fives in the scrum, because they certainly deserved it after one of the gutsiest performances in the history of Iowa State football. The Cyclones also forced three turnovers. TCU will take on Texas. The Cyclones silenced Hill by blanketing his receivers with an underrated secondary, daring the Horned Frogs to run. (more...)
Packers Martellus Bennett says he's pretty sure he'll retire Packers Martellus Bennett says he's pretty sure he'll retire
- October 29, 2017

Bennett has been unable to replicate the seven-touchdown year he had with the New England Patriots last season, which marked a career-high for him. With 24 catches, 233 yards and 0 touchdowns to date, Bennett is projected for 25.2 catches, 256.8 yards and 2.1 touchdowns over the remainder of the 2017 season. (more...)
Stewards: 'No further action' on Verstappen after qualifying
- October 29, 2017

When asked if there would have been any opportunity for Verstappen to do more to get out of the way, Bottas said: "It is possible, either before Turn 12, or I had a similar thing in practice. "I had to run very close to him in Turn 12, so then you naturally lose time and then, as well, my approach to Turn 13 was compromised in terms of the line, it's different when you are in free air and there's no vehicle in front". (more...)
NC State at Notre Dame NC State at Notre Dame
- October 29, 2017

When No. 9 Notre Dame and No. 14 North Carolina State meet today in a matchup of 6-1 teams, it pits the nation's sixth-ranked rushing offense against the sixth-ranked rushing defense. Smythe somehow managed to reel in the pass from Wimbush and stay inbounds. Since then, Finley has gone 313 passes without an interception, the second-longest interception-free streak ever by an Atlantic Coast Conference player. (more...)
Vettel takes 50th pole with Hamilton third
- October 29, 2017

The Finn, who headed the session for the first time since the British Grand Prix at Silverstone in July, clocked a best lap time of one minute and 17.824 seconds to outpace Hamilton by 0.466 seconds. Stewart also told Sky Sports F1 that he did not feel qualifying speed, or totals of pole positions, were useful to help evaluate different drivers across long periods of time. (more...)
Nose of plane carrying Oklahoma City Thunder dented on flight to Chicago Nose of plane carrying Oklahoma City Thunder dented on flight to Chicago
- October 29, 2017

Along the way, their airplane was damaged in mid-air, with the nose of the plane being completely caved in. Steven Adams posted a photo on Twitter asking NASA, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson , and science educator Bill Nye (who was a former mechanical engineer for Boeing) for help figuring out what happened to the plane. (more...)
Crawford in line for Horn WBO title clash Crawford in line for Horn WBO title clash
- October 29, 2017

News came earlier this week that Terence "Bud" Crawford has officially moved up to the welterweight division and has become mandatory WBO title challenger for Australian Jeff Horn. "I know that if he wins the welterweight title I am going to look to match him with him a number of fighters that are managed by Al Haymon, like Danny Garcia, Keith Thurman and a huge fight would be one with (Errol) Spence". (more...)
UCLA QB Josh Rosen leaves game vs. Washington with undisclosed injury UCLA QB Josh Rosen leaves game vs. Washington with undisclosed injury
- October 29, 2017

Rosen's eight-yard strike to redshirt freshman tight end Jordan Wilson early in the second quarter was the first touchdown pass Washington has allowed in Pac-12 play this year. Osa Odighizuwa returned a fumble 50 yards for a TD in the closing moments for UCLA . He didn't have to do much when the offense piled up 333 yards on the ground against UCLA's rushing defense that lived up to its billing of the worst in the country. (more...)
Norfolk State freshman Nicholas Jerome Ackies tragically killed in shooting Norfolk State freshman Nicholas Jerome Ackies tragically killed in shooting
- October 29, 2017

He was ID'd as a Norfolk State student and a defensive lineman for the school's football team. He previously played for Douglas Freeman High School in Henrico. Though football was his best sport, he showed promise as a baseball player, too. Also named to the All-State 5A and All-Metro second teams ... "This is such a tragic situation". (more...)
Oklahoma City Thunder plane damaged in mid-air, everyone safe
- October 29, 2017

Several players posted photos on social media, both thankful that the team was safe and curious as to what could have hit the plane. "Everyone is Safe, Though". Several players posted photographs on social media about the weird situation, but the team said everyone is safe, ESPN reported. Following their loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves , the team flew from Minneapolis to Chicago , where they will play the Bulls on Saturday night. (more...)
Arsenal vs Swansea City player ratings: Sead Kolasinac tanks on
- October 29, 2017

Swansea , meanwhile, sank to 17th place, just above the relegation zone. Kolasinac, who joined on a free transfer from Schalke this summer, netted the second-half equaliser himself and then set up Aaron Ramsey for the victor as Arsenal maintained their flawless home record this season. (more...)

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