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Aaron Hernandez Attorney: Hernandez 'Was Struggling in a Deep, Dark Place' Aaron Hernandez Attorney: Hernandez 'Was Struggling in a Deep, Dark Place'
- September 23, 2017

Attorney Jorge Baez said researchers determined Hernandez had "the most severe case they had ever seen in someone of Aaron's age". The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Hernandez's 4-year-old daughter on Thursday after Boston University officials found the former player had Stage 3 out of 4 CTE , usually found in a 67-year-old man. (more...)
Plenty of Synchronicity for Packers Against Bengals Plenty of Synchronicity for Packers Against Bengals
- September 23, 2017

This could be more of a shootout than people expect if the Packers injuries are indeed a factor. The Packers could potentially be without both Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb going into the game this Sunday, as both suffered minor injuries last week in Atlanta. (more...)
Ladbrokes apologise to Burnley fans for Twitter post after Leeds United defeat Ladbrokes apologise to Burnley fans for Twitter post after Leeds United defeat
- September 22, 2017

On a night where Leeds United made club history and recorded a shock win over Burnley in a Carabao Cup third round, a large section of fans have expressed their displeasure with the performance of Cameron Borthwick-Jackson . "But Woody has done fantastically, walking on to our pitch and scoring, and again in the shootout". Leeds, who have lost just once in all competitions this season, will next face Ipswich Town in a home league fixture on Saturday. (more...)
3.8 earthquake recorded near Albion, Ill 3.8 earthquake recorded near Albion, Ill
- September 20, 2017

A magnitude-7.1 natural disaster struck the central Mexican state of Puebla on Tuesday afternoon, the US Geological Survey said . In Mexico City , residents immediately came out of the buildings due to the intensity of the natural disaster. (more...)
Klopp confirms Liverpool trio will start in League Cup Klopp confirms Liverpool trio will start in League Cup
- September 19, 2017

Klopp insists he's taking the competition seriously and will look to put out a strong starting XI but he confirmed the involvement of three players who are yet to have too much game time this season. It was a frustrating return for a Liverpool side that has plenty going forward but needs to kill off teams as they did so effectively against Arsenal prior to the global break, and there will be chances for some of the club's fringe players to impress ahead of the challenges to come. (more...)
Kyrie Irving Doesn't Care If LeBron James' Feelings Are Hurt Kyrie Irving Doesn't Care If LeBron James' Feelings Are Hurt
- September 19, 2017

Smith's demonstrated interest with the newly acquired Celtics guard's relationship with his old teammate LeBron James . "It was interesting, interesting, six years and you think about how the journey transcended my career ". I'm not here to tirade anybody or go at one particular person or the organization because I have nothing but love for Cleveland . "It wasn't about me not wanting to win, it wasn't anything about that", he said. (more...)
Liverpool vs Burnley, Premier League Liverpool vs Burnley, Premier League
- September 18, 2017

Klopp lamented Liverpool's inability to come away with all the three points. The former Liverpool defender acknowledged that Matip is good on the ball, but insists his primary duty is to defend. "But only one goal". Salah had a appeals for a penalty denied after some strong defending from James Tarkowski, as well as heading over the crossbar from a tough angle as it appeared it would only be a matter of time before the deadlock was broken. (more...)
Panthers TE Olsen leaves game with foot injury Panthers TE Olsen leaves game with foot injury
- September 18, 2017

Trailing by six with two minutes to play, Tyrod Taylor led the Bills down the field on what looked like to be a potential game-winning drive, but failed to convert on 4-and-11. He is the fourth active running back to achieve the feat, joining Darren Sproles, Matt Forte and Frank Gore. And it's 6-0, on a pair of Graham Gano field goals. (more...)
Saunders and Monroe want Golovkin-Alvarez shot Saunders and Monroe want Golovkin-Alvarez shot
- September 17, 2017

GGG threw 12.4 more jabs per round than Canelo and 11.2 more power shots per round. Gennady Golovkin and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will meet in a ring in Las Vegas this morning (Singapore time ) in what could be a fight for the ages for the world middleweight championship. (more...)
Crystal Palace vs Southampton English Premier League Match Preview Crystal Palace vs Southampton English Premier League Match Preview
- September 17, 2017

Saints unsurprisingly looked the more confident but Palace twice almost equalised before the half-hour mark, Christian Benteke denied by a point-blank block by Forster and Ruben Loftus-Cheek firing just wide of the left-hand post. Hodgson hinted that he will be going back to basics in the weeks ahead as he looks to restore belief to a squad that looked dazed and confused under De Boer. (more...)
Formula One: Singapore extends contract to host night race until 2021 Formula One: Singapore extends contract to host night race until 2021
- September 17, 2017

Officials said on Friday that the cost of hosting the race has been reduced to S$135 million ($100 million or 84 million euros). France has enshrined in law that big sporting events must be free-to-air, so the French Grand Prix fits into that category. (more...)
Paul Ince states his prediction for Man United v Everton Paul Ince states his prediction for Man United v Everton
- September 17, 2017

Ibrahimovic enjoys a good relationship with United manager Jose Mourinho , who maintained contact with him during his rehabilitation, and the Portuguese decided it was worth offering him a new one year contract last month. Having made some impressive summer signings, Everton tiptoed their way through some tricky Europa League qualifiers, and took four points from Premier League games against Stoke and Manchester City . (more...)
Singapore pole stuns Vettel Singapore pole stuns Vettel
- September 17, 2017

Championship rival Lewis Hamilton, who leads Vettel by three points in the standings, could only qualify fifth as the Mercedes struggled in high downforce conditions. Ricciardo suggested Red Bull could dominate the Singapore GP after his strong showing on Friday and still expects victory in Sunday's race, despite only qualifying third. (more...)
Pak rangers violate ceasefire on J&K Intn'l Border; 1 BSF jawan killed Pak rangers violate ceasefire on J&K Intn'l Border; 1 BSF jawan killed
- September 16, 2017

The deceased BSF jawan has been identified as constable Brijender Bahadur Singh. " Pakistan is violating ceasefire out of frustration and we are giving appropriate reply to them", the IG told reporters on the sidelines of wreath laying ceremony of BSF jawan who attained marytrdom in cross border firing. (more...)
Jose Mourinho offers injury updates on Man United's key players Jose Mourinho offers injury updates on Man United's key players
- September 16, 2017

Jose Mourinho says he has ample options in his Manchester United squad to cope without injured midfielder Paul Pogba as Wayne Rooney prepares to return to Old Trafford. But it has emerged Pogba has instead been receiving treatment from a personal trainer. "He started the season really well, we've had one match per week we've been going with the same players". (more...)
Myles Garrett to miss season opener with high ankle sprain Myles Garrett to miss season opener with high ankle sprain
- September 15, 2017

Though the Steelers had one of the better offenses in the league last season (one of just seven teams to rank among the NFL's top 10 in yards per game, yards per play and points per game), it wasn't due to their play on first down. He just loves the game and loves getting after it. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is offering no guarantees he'll play beyond this fall. If Garrett can not play against Pittsburgh, Carl Nassib figures to be the next man up, with Nate Orchard taking his ... (more...)
Stay away, Jose: Hurricane meanders in open Atlantic Stay away, Jose: Hurricane meanders in open Atlantic
- September 15, 2017

Hurricane Jose, a pale followup to Category 5 Irma, could churn up North Carolina's coast with tropical-force winds and unsafe surf by this weekend, forecasters said . Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 115 miles. Tropical Storm Jose is moving west in the Atlantic. The storm is forecast to head a few hundred miles east of the U.S. (more...)
High ticket price no dampener for India-Australia ODI High ticket price no dampener for India-Australia ODI
- September 14, 2017

After India sealed the series against Sri Lanka in Colombo, Virat Kohli - yet to lose a series as a full-time Test captain - expressed the team is no longer bothered about playing at home or away and have their focus only on winning. "Smith, I believe, is a better Test batsman", Clarke said during a media interaction in Delhi on Tuesday. Laxman is mighty impressed with Kohli's captaincy and feels that the positive attitude of the skipper actually rubs off on the other players and that ... (more...)
Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah misses training ahead of Sevilla clash Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah misses training ahead of Sevilla clash
- September 13, 2017

The Brazil midfielder, who was the subject of multiple bids from Barcelona this summer, was not considered for Saturday's 5-0 defeat at Manchester City after being told to work on his fitness by manager Jurgen Klopp . Liverpool will face Spanish outfit Seville in their next Champions League match. I expect him to do just that and if he shows his desire is as strong as ever on the field, all the nonsense that went on over the Barcelona interest will be forgotten. (more...)
'Calm' Chelsea boss Antonio Conte set to rotate for Champions Leaguetilt 'Calm' Chelsea boss Antonio Conte set to rotate for Champions Leaguetilt
- September 13, 2017

A good start will definitely be the message from Antonio Conte , knowing that an early goal or two may indeed kill off the team from Azerbaijan. I had the chance to play with my national team and did a good job there (over the worldwide break) and for the last month I've just been working hard to be fit,"he added". (more...)
Nadal easily beats teen to reach US Open semis Nadal easily beats teen to reach US Open semis
- September 13, 2017

Keys made short work of Vandeweghe whose Grand Slam year is now a case of what might have been after a 66-minute defeat to the 15th seed whose only previous major semi-final was the 2015 Australian Open where she was beaten by Serena Williams. (more...)
Out-Of-Favour Bayern Star Admits To Snubbing Man Utd In 2015 Out-Of-Favour Bayern Star Admits To Snubbing Man Utd In 2015
- September 13, 2017

Bayern had a quiet summer in comparison to some of the money thrown around by the likes of Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona , but chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge was not happy with Lewandowski's comments. "When Bayern told me they needed me and how I am an important player, I did not have to think that much anymore". "I don't believe, however, that a player has all this power". (more...)
Manchester United must win games like Stoke clash to take title - Matic Manchester United must win games like Stoke clash to take title - Matic
- September 12, 2017

It was perfectly understandable, though part of me would have liked to see more of the Mata-Henrikh Mkhitaryan-Paul Pogba creative axis. Despite dropping points, United remain top of the Premier League table but Mourinho says Stoke were only playing for a draw. (more...)
Odell Beckham Jr. unlikely to play Sunday night Odell Beckham Jr. unlikely to play Sunday night
- September 11, 2017

Additionally, safety Landon Collins has developed into a versatile and dynamic playmaker on the back end, helping in both the run and pass game. Sources told NFL Network that Beckham is a game-time decision, but there is more optimism today than there was on Friday. (more...)
Stam encourages Eagles to show patience for De Boer Stam encourages Eagles to show patience for De Boer
- September 11, 2017

Frank de Boer: "I have a positive feeling from what I have seen in training this week". The Ivory Coast global is widely considered to be the south London outfit's best player and De Boer will be hoping it is not too long before he can return to action. (more...)
Premier League clubs vote to close transfer window before season starts Premier League clubs vote to close transfer window before season starts
- September 11, 2017

From next season, the window will close at 17:00 BST on the Thursday before the Premier League campaign begins. The window will now close at 5pm on the date. "You have a hectic enough time as it is preparing for the season". "That said, I'm absolutely in favour of this initiative". "It's all well and good clubs saying they won't be selling a player, but it doesn't help at all". (more...)
Raiders put Sebastian Janikowski on injured reserve Raiders put Sebastian Janikowski on injured reserve
- September 11, 2017

At this point, there is no clear timetable for when Janikowski will return, which means that we could be seeing more of Tavecchio shortly. Earlier this week, Janikowski had his contract reworked, lowering his base salary from $4.05 million to $3 million fully guaranteed , sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. (more...)
Penn State hosts Pittsburgh Penn State hosts Pittsburgh
- September 11, 2017

But the offense, which gained just 312 total yards, took a backseat to the Penn State defense and special teams for a change. Pure power carried Barkley into the end zone on the first play of the fourth quarter with Penn State facing second and goal from the 8. (more...)
Hingis and Chan Claim US Open Doubles Title Hingis and Chan Claim US Open Doubles Title
- September 11, 2017

Murray and Hingis had already won Wimbledon in July while Saturday's triumph took their record as a team to a flawless 10-0. Hingis thought there might be scope to play mixed doubles in March at the Indian Wells and Miami tournaments, which are played over more than week, while Murray said that mixed was "a lot of fun". (more...)
Messi hat-trick sinks Espanyol, opens up four-point lead over Madrid Messi hat-trick sinks Espanyol, opens up four-point lead over Madrid
- September 10, 2017

And the Barca coach will feel justified, with the winger producing a decent display in causing problems with his pace, taking players on and creating chances. That could have been a lifeline for Espanyol . The Spanish left back combined with the Argentine again, setting up Messi's third goal. Espanyol were being outplayed but retained a sporadic threat, with Pique and Samuel Umtiti diverting Leo Batistao's 61st-minute shot behind. (more...)
W2W4 at US Open: Making the case for Nadal and Anderson W2W4 at US Open: Making the case for Nadal and Anderson
- September 10, 2017

The Argentine tennis star, often referred to as a giant killer, took just four sets to defeat the legendary Federer in the last round. Over the next three Argentinian party at the reception, won a few balls, and regular failures on his serve deprived him of the chance to compete for the finals. (more...)
Joe Paterno admitted he heard an earlier Sandusky sexual abuse claim Joe Paterno admitted he heard an earlier Sandusky sexual abuse claim
- September 10, 2017

The police report was filed shortly after Sandusky was arrested in 2011. A previously unreleased police report written 10 years after the most infamous incident in the Jerry Sandusky child rape scandal at Penn State revealed more evidence that Joe Paterno knew about his assistant coach's horrific behavior before 2001. (more...)
Urban Meyer weighs in on Ohio State's passing game Urban Meyer weighs in on Ohio State's passing game
- September 08, 2017

OR gained more than 700 yards in its season opener. We've had some accuracy issues with J.T., but also the receivers. He accounted for 365 total yards in the game, bringing his career total to 9,211 yards, a school record. "Tyrrell worked really hard to earn that job and went out and played really, really well, " Maryland coach D.J. Durkin said. "That will be our main focus". (more...)
Coco Vandeweghe beats No. 1 seed to reach US Open semifinals Coco Vandeweghe beats No. 1 seed to reach US Open semifinals
- September 07, 2017

Kvitova, whose backhand return was proving tough to handle, again went ahead in the second set with a break courtesy of a victor down the line and she held for 3-0 after saving break points. Both women were on the attack - and both were fighting on defense with everything they had. Sevastova, who matched her best major run from previous year at NY by ousting Maria Sharapova to reach the last eight, led 3-1 in the third set before Stephens rallied. (more...)
Syrian joy as football World Cup dream lives on Syrian joy as football World Cup dream lives on
- September 07, 2017

In a country that has been ravaged by an ongoing civil war - an estimated 400,000 Syrians have been killed, according to the United Nations - the national football team has provided the nation with a narrative of sporting success against all the odds. (more...)
Wisconsin No. 9 in latest AP Poll Top 25 Wisconsin No. 9 in latest AP Poll Top 25
- September 07, 2017

MI ultimately hurdles three teams in the latest polls: Wisconsin (stays put at No. 9), Florida State (goes from No. 3 to No. 10), and Oklahoma State (goes from No. 8 MI and No. 9 Wisconsin. Oklahoma State, LSU, Auburn , Stanford , Georgia , Miami (Fla.) and Louisville were all victorious in their season openers and slot in at Nos. (more...)
Facebook loses bid to stream Indian cricket tournament Facebook loses bid to stream Indian cricket tournament
- September 06, 2017

In 2008, Sony Pictures Network won the IPL media rights for a period of 10 years with a bid of Rs 8200 crore. IPL would now be broadcast on any of Star India's channels and would also be live streamed on hotstar - Star's digital platform - for the next five seasons. (more...)
Cilic misses US Open chance as Schwartzman progresses Cilic misses US Open chance as Schwartzman progresses
- September 06, 2017

I struggle playing at night at this tournament. "I try to improve every week and I'm really happy". John Isner is the best remaining seed, but Cilic's loss allows basically any remaining player in the bottom half to envision a realistic path to the semifinal. (more...)
Belgium becomes first European country to qualify for 2018 World Cup Belgium becomes first European country to qualify for 2018 World Cup
- September 06, 2017

According to FIFA, Belgium is the ninth-ranked team in the world, so it's no surprise to find them atop UEFA Group H in qualifying. They each have two games to play. Romelu Lukaku scored the decisive goal in the 74th minute as the Red Devils moved onto 22 points in the section, ensuring that they could not be caught by second-place Bosnia-Herzegovina or third-place Greece in the latter stages of the campaign. (more...)
In need of a quarterback, Broncos reunite with Brock Osweiler In need of a quarterback, Broncos reunite with Brock Osweiler
- September 06, 2017

All of this eventually led to him being let go by the Browns last week after the team chose to go with rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer as the starter for the season opener . The signing is pending his physical on Monday in Denver , but that shouldn't be a problem. We have confidence in that, and feel like if something were to happen that Brock has the experience. (more...)