Sports


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...)
Nigerian gov't forces kill 3 Boko Haram fighters Nigerian gov't forces kill 3 Boko Haram fighters
- October 29, 2017

The Nigerian Army has said its troops destroyed a Boko Haram grain market at Boboshe village in Borno State. The Clearance Operation was carried out on Friday in collaboration with local residents who are members of the Civilian Joint Task Force. (more...)
Limpert's Field Goal In Closing Seconds Pushes Arkansas Past Ole Miss Limpert's Field Goal In Closing Seconds Pushes Arkansas Past Ole Miss
- October 29, 2017

In the grand scheme, the victory likely won't drastically reverse Arkansas' fortunes this season after an 0-4 start in SEC play. Redshirt freshman quarterback Cole Kelley passed for three touchdowns and ran for one, and senior cornerback Kevin Richardson contributed a 22-yard fumble-return touchdown for the Razorbacks (3-5, 1-4), who halted a three-game losing streak. (more...)
Oklahoma City team plane damaged in flight from MSP Oklahoma City team plane damaged in flight from MSP
- October 29, 2017

The Thunder made it safely to Chicago early Saturday morning after a 119-116 loss to the Timberwolves, but not without some flight issues. Adams' Twitter post said "we had a rough flight to say the least". Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger guided the plane onto the icy waters around New York City, leading to the safe disembarkment of all 155 people onboard. (more...)
Suspension delayed to 2018, will not miss World Series Suspension delayed to 2018, will not miss World Series
- October 29, 2017

Gurriel said he didn't intend to offend Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish when he pulled on the corners of his eyes after homering against him during Houston's 5-3 win in Game 3 on Friday night. Gurriel noted that he has played baseball in Japan. I never had any luck against him. "If he was offended, I ask for his forgiveness". As for his remark, Gurriel said: "In Cuba we call everybody who is from Asia chinito". (more...)
NC State vs. Notre Dame 2017 live stream NC State vs. Notre Dame 2017 live stream
- October 29, 2017

The Irish rush for almost 318 yards per game, while the Wolfpack surrender just 91 yards on the ground. "I loved the fact that he had come up through the ranks ", Kelly said, "because it really is an indicator of your ability to teach and communicate and do more with less". (more...)
MI replaces starting QB John O'Korn with redshirt freshman Brandon Peters MI replaces starting QB John O'Korn with redshirt freshman Brandon Peters
- October 28, 2017

MI made a change at quarterback in the second quarter of its game against Rutgers, replacing previous starter John O'Korn with redshirt freshman Brandon Peters . A sophomore, Peters came into Saturday's game having thrown just one pass in his collegiate career, a four-yard completion at Purdue on September 23. (more...)
Alkermes PLC (ALKS) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
- October 28, 2017

We have $48.49 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ: ALKS worth $230.40M less. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, July 27 report. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.04. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC set a $69.00 price target on Alkermes PLC and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. (more...)
Jim McElwain's future at Florida in question as Gators face Georgia Jim McElwain's future at Florida in question as Gators face Georgia
- October 28, 2017

McElwain's players have faced extensive legal issues and his struggling offense has never come close to meeting expectations set when the offensive guru was first hired three years ago. A lot of anger, and yet, it's freedom to show it. "At that same time, allowing a couple of things get to you, you can't do that and ultimately that's the business we're in. (more...)
Crystal Palace 2-2 West Ham United Crystal Palace 2-2 West Ham United
- October 28, 2017

Hart hopes to finally string some victories together, as his team come face-to-face with a Palace side sitting five points worse off at the foot of the division. Milivojevic over-ran the ball in midfield and while Ayew had three against three he went alone, smashing the ball past Julian Speroni and into the top corner. (more...)
Brazil beat Mali to finish 3rd in U-17 WC Brazil beat Mali to finish 3rd in U-17 WC
- October 28, 2017

Brazil were third time unlucky as their forwards showed poor finishing against England at the most crucial stage of the tournament which spelled doom for them. Within seconds, though, Alan would attempt a low shot when he sprung the offside trap, and his shot was half-saved by goalkeeper Youssouf Koita and rolled into the Mali net, bringing the Salt Lake Stadium to its feet. (more...)
Analyst Ratings and Financial Health of Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ:ARRY)
- October 28, 2017

The firm owned 44,385 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock after purchasing an additional 10,546 shares during the quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC owned about 0.33% of Array BioPharma worth $4,772,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. (more...)