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Bills' defense bad, offense worse in shutout loss to Packers Bills' defense bad, offense worse in shutout loss to Packers
- October 02, 2018

He found the performance especially lacking when compared to the "championship defensive level" he said the team showed. "I told him, just today, I said 'hey man, there will be better days". He completed 16 of his 33 attempts for 151 yards. The Bills had a much tougher time on the road in the NFC North, a week after a stunning win at heavily favoured Minnesota. (more...)
Your NL wild-card guide -- Will Rockies or Cubs extend their season?
- October 02, 2018

Assuming there is a need to play an extra game, of course. Win or lose, all four teams will play on, either as division champions or National League wild-card teams. A Cubs team that preaches a positive one-day-at-a-time attitude only has one more guaranteed game left this year. Chicago had a five-game lead on September 2, but Milwaukee rallied with seven straight wins and nine of 10 overall. (more...)
Ryder Cup: Passion, planning and performance the pillars of Europe's big win Ryder Cup: Passion, planning and performance the pillars of Europe's big win
- October 02, 2018

When the going got tough in the early afternoon, they turned it around. "We did just an fantastic job". Just like Graeme McDowell in 2010, Martin Kaymer in 2012, Donaldson in 2014 and, uh, Ryan Moore in 2016, it represents a moment I won't soon forget. (more...)
Rio Ferdinand sends reassuring message to Chelsea FC fans about Eden Hazard Rio Ferdinand sends reassuring message to Chelsea FC fans about Eden Hazard
- October 02, 2018

In developments beyond the Theatre of Screams, Real Madrid and Liverpool are said to be keen on offering Aaron Ramsey a new home when he leaves Arsenal . Sturridge scored a sensational late equaliser at Stamford Bridge to preserve Liverpool's unbeaten start to the league campaign and Murphy believes he is worthy of a spot in the England team. (more...)
United States vs Australia for gold at Women’s Basketball World Cup United States vs Australia for gold at Women’s Basketball World Cup
- October 02, 2018

The U.S. caught fire beyond the arc with consecutive three-pointers from Breanna Stewart and Diana Taurasi and stormed to a 10-0 spurt, before Katie Ebzery snapped Australia's scoreless streak in nearly four minutes. The third quarter was even at 19-19 but D'Tigress stuttered in the decisive final quarter as Canada got the upper hand; winning it 24-18 and 73-72 overall. (more...)
Mourinho not feeling the pressure as Valencia test looms
- October 02, 2018

The Black Country outfit have enjoyed a cracking start to the campaign under the tutorship of Mourinho's fellow countryman Nuno Santo, who has led his troops to an impressive 12 points from seven games, suffering only one defeat in the process. (more...)
Dodgers, Rockies To Face Off In Tie-Breaker For NL West Title Dodgers, Rockies To Face Off In Tie-Breaker For NL West Title
- October 02, 2018

The lone second-half win the Braves had against the Dodgers was Sean Newcomb coming one strike shy of a no-hitter in the series finale. In an otherwise quiet game, the crowd at Dodger Stadium erupted when Cody Bellinger hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning and when Max Muncy did the same in the fifth. (more...)
Mourinho: I don't think my job at Man Utd is in danger Mourinho: I don't think my job at Man Utd is in danger
- October 02, 2018

The defender ensured his blunt assessment could not be overtly interpreted as criticism of Mourinho's tactics after United slipped nine points behind league leaders Manchester City and Liverpool after seven games. And luckily enough for the United manager, the man who asked the question was sitting right in front of the man who wrote the story: Sun journalist Neil Custis. (more...)
Sabalenka to face Kontaveit for Wuhan title Sabalenka to face Kontaveit for Wuhan title
- October 02, 2018

With just three games played in the second set, she signalled to the umpire that she could no longer continue. The seventh-seeded Australian overcame fourth seed Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia and Herzegovina 6-3, 7-6 (7) in one hour and 43 minutes at the Shenzhen Open for a place in the semi-finals. (more...)
"Two keepers wouldn't have saved it!" - Fans react to Daniel Sturridge stunner
- October 02, 2018

Pogba would he a handy addition to the Liverpool midfield, if he fancies turning up. Chelsea star Eden Hazard has admitted he wanted to leave Chelsea in the summer, and revealed his dream is to one day play in La Liga. For a man who has consistently struggled with injuries even during loan spells, Sturridge finally had his redemption at the ground where he had first broken through as a teenager. (more...)
Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers Game 163 Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers Game 163
- October 02, 2018

For the Cubs and Brewers, the importance was more acute because the victor would hold home-field advantage for as long as it stayed alive in the NL bracket. Like that, the Brewers led 3-1 and their bullpen played to asphyxiating form. A good play by Javier Baez too, fielding the throw, making the tag, all while looking Cain back over to third base to head off a delayed double steal. (more...)
Jose Mourinho turns tables on journalist during Manchester United press conference Jose Mourinho turns tables on journalist during Manchester United press conference
- October 01, 2018

Having chose to part with Louis van Gaal, United handed the reins to a man with a reputation for delivering results using a unique approach which is not always well received. Results will decide his fate, but he knows that he has already suffered too many bad ones this season to have much of a cushion left to fall back on. (more...)
Earl Thomas appears to give Seahawks middle finger while being carted off Earl Thomas appears to give Seahawks middle finger while being carted off
- October 01, 2018

The relationship between Earl Thomas and the Seattle Seahawks appears to have gone from bad to worse. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported Sunday morning that the Seahawks were looking for two second-round picks in exchange for Thomas. (more...)
Reed 'blindsided' by not being paired with Spieth Reed 'blindsided' by not being paired with Spieth
- October 01, 2018

Neither of that storied U.S. pair - 19 major championships between them, 20 Ryder Cup appearances - could win a match in France. "They played well. When we put some heat on them early this afternoon, they responded". Woods was dealt a trio of losses by them to drop his terrible record in pairs event to 9-19 with one half, the lack of chemistry with the former world number one and his team-mates starkly opposed to cohesion between Fleetwood and Molinari . (more...)
Late goals flatter Arsenal in 2-0 win over dogged Watford Late goals flatter Arsenal in 2-0 win over dogged Watford
- October 01, 2018

With Arsenal under the cosh in the second half, Leno made a fine save to deny Troy Deeney and coped well under the Watford bombardment. "Our moments arrived in the second half and we showed efficiency to score". From the first game of the season, the 2-0 home defeat to Manchester City , it was apparent that Emery wanted to use Ramsey high up the pitch to help implement a new pressing system. (more...)
'Very sorry' Murray ends season after suffering ankle injury 'Very sorry' Murray ends season after suffering ankle injury
- October 01, 2018

Murray was broken twice - in the ninth game of the first set and the third game of the second. At the Chengu Open, top seed Fabio Fognini needed just 66 minutes to ease into the last four with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Australia's Matthew Ebden. (more...)
Earl Thomas Carted Off the Field With Leg Injury
- October 01, 2018

Seahawks reporter Terry Blount says the salute was directed toward the Seattle sideline (you can see it here). The 29-year-old was playing the 2018 season under the final year of his contract, which has a cap hit of $10.4 million. The NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that Thomas suffered a clean, lower leg break but no ligament damage and no displacement. "I don't know anything about that ", Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said when asked about the gesture, via Brady Henderson of ESPN. (more...)
NL Central, NL West up for grabs; Christian Yelich chasing Triple Crown NL Central, NL West up for grabs; Christian Yelich chasing Triple Crown
- October 01, 2018

Or neither! Given everything that has to happen for the NL Central and NL West titles to be clinched Sunday, I'm feeling pretty good about baseball being played Monday. "To win the game and get a couple days off, to host the Division Series is very important", he said. The victor of that game will face the victor of the Brewers-Cubs game in the best-of-five NLDS. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez left fuming with Jose Mourinho after being dropped Alexis Sanchez left fuming with Jose Mourinho after being dropped
- October 01, 2018

Mourinho, speaking ahead of United's Champions League clash with Valencia on Tuesday, refused to answer whether he had spoken to executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward following the defeat to West Ham . The manager isn't on the pitch, is he? You look at our team today and we had a very strong team. Mourinho had dropped Alexis Sánchez and Jesse Lingard from the squad and picked Scott McTominay on the right of a back three. (more...)
Real Madrid round-up: Asensio's 100th game, Vinicius debut, squad travel to Moscow Real Madrid round-up: Asensio's 100th game, Vinicius debut, squad travel to Moscow
- October 01, 2018

Atletico hasn't lost in five league games at the Bernabeu, winning three and drawing the last two. Atletico looked significantly more risky in attack during the first half and only failed to take the lead because of Courtois' efforts, denying Antoine Griezmann and Diego Costa in one-on-one situations. (more...)

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