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Shkodran Mustafi out for 4-6 weeks Shkodran Mustafi out for 4-6 weeks
- October 14, 2017

Sanchez has three goals and three assists in five lifetime matches against Watford , while Ozil has a goal and three assists in five contests. "He can open space, he can play in tight areas and can get out of them". Defender Callum Chambers is also sidelined with a groin injury. Shkodran Mustafi will be out for four to six weeks following the injury he sustained playing for Germany during the worldwide week. (more...)
Yankees to Send Masahiro Tanaka Against Astros in Game 1 Yankees to Send Masahiro Tanaka Against Astros in Game 1
- October 14, 2017

The best-of-seven series pits the team with the most World Series championships (the Yankees, with 27) against a team with only one trip to the Fall Classic in its history (a 2005 sweep at the hands of the White Sox). "Just because it's the Yankees you kind of get a little more amped and a little more jittery because it is the pinstripes and such a storied organization", Keuchel said. (more...)
Barcelona prepared to make new offer for Liverpool's Coutinho Barcelona prepared to make new offer for Liverpool's Coutinho
- October 13, 2017

Coutinho has started the last three league games for Liverpool after missing the start of the season with a back injury. Liverpool are understood to have promised Philippe Coutinho that they will "facilitate" his departure to Barcelona during the upcoming January transfer window if the La Liga giants return with a reasonable offer. (more...)
Rock thrown at Australian team bus after 2nd T20I in Guwahati Rock thrown at Australian team bus after 2nd T20I in Guwahati
- October 12, 2017

Authorities believed local children were behind the Bangladesh rock-throwing. They are being quizzed. Several former and current Indian players have expressed their disappointment about the incident, including Ashwin Ravichandran and Rohit Sharma. (more...)
Giants suspend Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie after he shows up, then leaves Giants suspend Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie after he shows up, then leaves
- October 12, 2017

Rodgers-Cromartie felt he was being a "good soldier" by taking the slot cornerback role, according to Rapoport, and disagreement apparently dragged into Tuesday's conversation with McAdoo. Apple vented to reporters after the loss to the Chargers about "the whole culture" of the Giants. So he left and now the Giants are suspending him. (more...)
Man Utd on edge as Lukaku declared fit for Belgium clash Man Utd on edge as Lukaku declared fit for Belgium clash
- October 11, 2017

While they have nursed one United star back to fitness, Belgium have seen another laid low while away on worldwide duty. The 24-year-old, who has claimed 11 goals in ten games at Manchester United this season, picked up a knock against Crystal Palace that precluded him from training last week. (more...)
Wales and Republic of Ireland battle in World Cup qualifier
- October 10, 2017

A loss means Wales will finish third. "For all the possession they had, they didn't really cut us open". And automatic qualification for next summer's World Cup in Russian Federation is not yet out of the question either. As it stands, Wales' total (-17) is four points worse off than Croatia's (-13). Wales are priced up as the 6/5 favourites to claim victory, Republic of Ireland can be backed at 14/5 and the draw is on offer at 21/10. (more...)
India hammered by United States in debut U-17 World Cup match India hammered by United States in debut U-17 World Cup match
- October 09, 2017

The Sikkim boy, who shares his hometown with India great Bhaichung Bhutia, shot to fame with his goal against Brazil in the BRICS tournament. The Indian team could make some impact only in the late second half probably when the USA team got exhausted. (more...)
Iowa State Beat Oklahoma as a 31-Point Underdog Iowa State Beat Oklahoma as a 31-Point Underdog
- October 09, 2017

Eddy Pineiro missed the first extra point of his career in the third quarter and never got a chance to atone for it. Iowa State's Joel Lanning celebrates with fans after beating Oklahoma , 38-31. The touchdown came after Kansas State's Matthew McCrane missed a 53-yard field goal attempt that bounced off the left upright. Will Grier threw for 366 yards and three TDs for West Virginia (3-2, 1-1), including two long catch-and-run scores in a span of about 2 1/2 minutes late in the third ... (more...)
Dem Congressman Slams Trump Using Spanish Accent to Say Puerto Rico Dem Congressman Slams Trump Using Spanish Accent to Say Puerto Rico
- October 09, 2017

Trump's remarks also come just days after his recent visit to Puerto Rico following the devastating Hurricane Maria drew sharp criticism over his "condescending" remarks and "shameful" paper towel throwing during the trip. At 7:18 p.m., reporters were led into the room where the military's senior leaders and their spouses were lined up with the president and first lady Melania Trump for a formal group photo. (more...)
Egypt becomes second African country to qualify for the World Cup Egypt becomes second African country to qualify for the World Cup
- October 09, 2017

Three more tickets are left to be picked by other African teams. After a 0-0 first half, Salah eventually calmed the Egyptian fans nerves by breaking the deadlock in the 63rd minute. With the clock ticking down in stoppage time and a victory desperately required, Salah invoked memories of Emad Meteb's famous last-gasp header against Algeria in 2009 when he sent the keeper the wrong way from the spot after substitute Mahmoud Trezeguet was hauled down in the area. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick fully focused on football, refuses to give up NFL career
- October 09, 2017

He told the media he was protesting against the treatment of blacks in the United States. "Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say: 'Get that son of a b-- off the field right now, out, '" the Trump said. (more...)
Odell Beckham Jr. Carted Off Field After Painful-Looking Leg Injury
- October 09, 2017

As if the Giants season could not get any worse, the unthinkable happened. After Marshall was carted off the field with potential injuries to his leg and ankle, Shepard hobbled to the locker room behind him. With the Giants falling to 0-5 after the loss to the Los Angeles Chargers , it would be surprising if Beckham played again in 2017. Through his first three games, Beckham had put up 20 receptions for 205 yards and two touchdowns. (more...)
Gareth Southgate leads England through to 2018 World Cup Gareth Southgate leads England through to 2018 World Cup
- October 08, 2017

Victory over Slovenia at Wembley will give England a place at next year's World Cup in Russian Federation and with Kane scoring goals so freely, his team-mates will take to the field buoyed by an extra measure of belief. "But what we have to do is look at what we have got". Jack Butland and Jesse Lingard could be in the England team for the game in Lithuania on Sunday. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman scouted hotels near Fenway Park in Boston Las Vegas gunman scouted hotels near Fenway Park in Boston
- October 08, 2017

The official, who was not authorized to speak publicly, said it was unclear whether Paddock was ever in the city or when he conducted the Internet searches. "The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation has been investigating the attack in Las Vegas and we are following the evidence in search of the facts". (more...)
For the USMNT, Road to Russian Federation is Closing
- October 08, 2017

Instead of running full speed, all of Panama's defenders have gone flat-footed. 'I think we have to be all more aggressive, ' forward Jozy Altidore said. "We faced a team that was immensely better than us. Our movement was good today", Pulisic said. In this article, I'll focus on CONCACAF (Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football) qualifying and, subsequently, the U.S. (more...)
Smith's shoulder puts India T20 appearance in doubt Smith's shoulder puts India T20 appearance in doubt
- October 08, 2017

In his captaincy, India has won 17 of the last 23 T20 matches. India won the toss and opted to bowl in the first T20 global against Australia here today. In the three ODIs they opened the batting, they put on first-wicket stands of 70, 231 and 66. Their spinners would be their lead weapon in the match. (more...)
Bangladesh retain injured Tamim for Proteas ODIs Bangladesh retain injured Tamim for Proteas ODIs
- October 07, 2017

Armed with four changes to their line-up from the first Test - only one of them injury-forced - Bangladesh's hopes of taking control early on faded away rather briskly as the South African opening pair piled on runs easily, thoroughly dominating the new ball. (more...)
Remembering Rock Legend Tom Petty Remembering Rock Legend Tom Petty
- October 06, 2017

He was rushed to UCLA Santa Monica Hospital and put on life support, which was pulled because of a lack of brain activity and a "do not resuscitate" order. They were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2002. "We're all on the backside of our 60s", he was quoted as saying. Their last engagement had been a finale concert at the Hollywood Bowl . (more...)
Catalans Strike and Block Roads to Protest Vote Crackdown by Spain Catalans Strike and Block Roads to Protest Vote Crackdown by Spain
- October 05, 2017

Speaking in the European Parliament , Frans Timmermans reiterated the commission's view that the under Spanish constitution, Sunday's vote was not legal. During Spain's June friendly against Colombia in Murcia, a city in southeast Spain, he was jeered by supporters who oppose Catalonia independence. Puigdemont said the vote was valid and binding, and that "we have to apply it". (more...)
OJ Simpson Is A Free Man OJ Simpson Is A Free Man
- October 04, 2017

Early Sunday morning, the Nevada Department of Corrections released O.J. Simpson from the Lovelock Correctional Center . Bondi also listed Simpson's "disturbing history of arrests and destructive behavior" as her reasoning for rejecting him from the state. (more...)
OJ Simpson Devours McDonald's As His First Post-Prison Meal OJ Simpson Devours McDonald's As His First Post-Prison Meal
- October 04, 2017

Disgraced American football star O.J. Simpson , whose racially charged 1995 murder trial riveted the nation, was released from jail on parole early Sunday after nine years behind bars for armed robbery. Simpson left prison shortly after midnight with all of his belongings so they couldn't be sold as memorabilia, the Post reported. Though Florida's attorney general has urged corrections officials to object to Simpson's return, the department previously has said it would be required ... (more...)
Cueto struggles, but Sandoval's HR helps Giants top Padres Cueto struggles, but Sandoval's HR helps Giants top Padres
- October 03, 2017

Louis Cardinals . The Padres (71-91) lost for the sixth time in seven games as they concluded their seventh straight losing season with a modest improvement of three more wins than last season. Johnny Cueto will start the finale and is 8-8 with a 4.43 ERA and 134 strikeouts this season. San Francisco almost pulled off a series win over the playoff-bound Arizona Diamondbacks this week but surrendered three runs in the ninth inning on Wednesday and allowed the winning run to score on a ... (more...)
Bills vs. Falcons: Highlights, game tracker and more Bills vs. Falcons: Highlights, game tracker and more
- October 02, 2017

Buffalo Bills middle linebacker Preston Brown (52) to a win over the Atlanta Falcons during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Atlanta . Right tackle Ryan Schraeder is still in concussion protocol and will be replaced once again Ty Sambrailo. Against Atlanta , the rollouts, play-action passing, play calling by offensive coordinator Rick Dennison returned, allowing Taylor to read the field better. (more...)
OJ Simpson Is Freed on Parole in Nevada After 9 Years OJ Simpson Is Freed on Parole in Nevada After 9 Years
- October 02, 2017

Simpson was dressed in blue jeans, a jean jacket, white tennis shoes, and a baseball hat. The footage then showed a night-time scene of a darkened street apparently outside the prison. "We needed to do this to ensure public safety and to avoid any possible incident", Keast said. The former American football star and Hollywood actor had been in prison after being convicted of armed robbery, assault with a deadly weapon among a number of charges, following a botched heist as he attempted ... (more...)
Cubs superfan Bill Murray could land his dream role Cubs superfan Bill Murray could land his dream role
- October 01, 2017

The key is for the Cubs to gain confidence in Arrieta's hamstring while not pushing him too hard in a simulated game. The other? Jake Arrieta , but there's a small problem. Gant will be making his second start this season. In 168 1/3 innings, he has given up 150 hits, striking out 163, and walking 55, giving up a.235 opponent batting average, with just a.716 opponent OPS. (more...)
Kane matches Ronaldo & Messi as stunning September ends with brace Kane matches Ronaldo & Messi as stunning September ends with brace
- October 01, 2017

Huddersfield Town, on the other hand, have fared pretty well so far in their first top-flight campaign in 46 years. It was then 2-0 soon after. Dembele has missed the last two matches with an ankle problem and has not been passed fit despite Pochettino being hopeful earlier this week that he would be able to take part. (more...)
Mourinho: Premier League scheduling not helping British clubs in Europe Mourinho: Premier League scheduling not helping British clubs in Europe
- October 01, 2017

Palace have now lost all seven Premier League games this season without scoring – and no team in 129 years of the Football League has achieved this unwanted feat. It was his cross that allowed Fellaini to double United's lead late in the first period, and he also won the free kick that led to the home side's third of the match. (more...)
Defender Benjamin Mendy to Miss Most of Season With Knee Injury
- October 01, 2017

The offseason arrival of Mendy and right back Kyle Walker , two of the most attacking full backs in Europe, has added a new dimension to City's play going forward. But now, after hearing that he has ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament, he's maintained his playful online persona and made fun of his strife. Mendy suffered the injury in the first half of the 5-0 home win over Crystal Palace on Saturday. (more...)
Hiten Tejwani in Bigg Boss 11 Hiten Tejwani in Bigg Boss 11
- September 30, 2017

Salman is gearing up to host the 11th season of " Bigg Boss ", while Shah Rukh and Akshay will be seen on "TEDTalks" and "The Great Indian Laughter Challenge" respectively. And now it is being said that Hiten is another celebrity who will feature on the show. Even though I complain about it on Fridays and Saturdays, but I enjoy it. (more...)
Antonio Conte not surprised by Man Utd and Man City results Antonio Conte not surprised by Man Utd and Man City results
- September 30, 2017

Conte also said that playmaker Eden Hazard was ready for his first league start of the season after an impressive midweek display against Atletico, while midfielder Danny Drinkwater would miss the City game through injury. Via James Ducker of The Telegraph , Aguero said, "The taxi driver did not see the curve and skid". "It was an accident and he will recover as soon as possible. (more...)
Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder agree to five-year $205-million deal Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder agree to five-year $205-million deal
- September 30, 2017

The contract is now the richest deal in National Basketball Association history with his six seasons and $233 million through 2022-23. Westbrook established a new National Basketball Association record with 42 triple-doubles while averaging a league-best 31.6 points, 10.7 rebounds (10th in the NBA ), 10.4 assists (third in the NBA) and 1.63 steals in 34.6 minutes per game. (more...)
Theo Walcott, Olivier Giroud net in Arsenal win over BATE Borisov Theo Walcott, Olivier Giroud net in Arsenal win over BATE Borisov
- September 29, 2017

The global break for the matches of the teams allowed Arsenal to restructure and continue the season much more successfully than the Gunners started it. Given that the Polish official, Daniel Stefanski, had allowed Nemanja Milunovic's elbow into Joe Willock's face to go unpunished it was unusual refereeing. (more...)
PSG Owner Offers Cavani €1M To Let Neymar Take Penalties PSG Owner Offers Cavani €1M To Let Neymar Take Penalties
- September 27, 2017

PSG are keen to develop a new attacking triumvirate in world football through Neymar , Mbappé and Cavani - a successor to the "MSN" (Lionel Messi, Luis Suárez and Neymar at Barcelona ) or the "BBC" (Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid) - and this has unsettled Spain's traditional domination. (more...)
Penn State survives road test at Iowa on final play Penn State survives road test at Iowa on final play
- September 26, 2017

Penn State outgained the Hawkeyes 579-273, out-rushed them 295-82, had 29 first downs to Iowa's 11, possessed the ball for a hair under 40 minutes and ran a insane 99 offensive plays to Iowa's 45. Trace McSorley has thrown for 753 yards and nine touchdowns while also rushing for 137 yards and two scores. After taking a hard hit on his first snap in relief of McSorley, Stevens threw a dart over the middle for a 35-yard touchdown to Saeed Blacknall. (more...)
BHU Violence: Gender Justice Or Political Opportunism? BHU Violence: Gender Justice Or Political Opportunism?
- September 26, 2017

BHU students alleged they have to face eve-teasers on the campus regularly and the varsity administration was not taking any action to stop the miscreants. "The protesting boys broke the gate but did not enter the MMV college premises", recalled the warden. More than 20 students were arrested as there were mass protests against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan on grounds that he does not have ample qualifications to hold the prestigious post. (more...)
Kentucky Blows Chance To Beat Florida On Defensive Miscommunication Kentucky Blows Chance To Beat Florida On Defensive Miscommunication
- September 26, 2017

It was the second touchdown pass of the night from a Florida quarterback to an undefended receiver, the first coming before halftime on a 45-yard strike from Feleipe Franks to Tyrie Cleveland . The Gators, though, answered by going 80 yards in seven plays, with the big hitter coming on the first play of the drive when Kadarius Toney , who earlier had a 36-yard touchdown run, took an end-around pitch and heaved a 50-yard completion to Tyrie Cleveland to the United Kingdom 30. (more...)
Deshaun Watson steps into spotlight, despite 36-33 loss to Patriots
- September 25, 2017

And for the Patriots, it means there are probably a few teams they'd rather see a few months from now. But look for the Texans to keep it close with the help of running back Lamar Miller and the ground attack. Watson's accuracy is still an issue at times; he had Braxton Miller open on third down and plenty of time to throw with a little over seven minutes left in the game, but he missed him badly. (more...)
Trump leaves NJ (briefly) for Alabama Trump leaves NJ (briefly) for Alabama
- September 24, 2017

Trump also told the United Nations that if "forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea". President Donald Trump explained and reaffirmed his support for Sen. "They are terrified of Roy Moore ", Flynt said. While Strange is now supporting the President's agenda, his true allegiance is with McConnell and the Republican Party establishment. (more...)
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...)