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Rams RB Todd Gurley (thigh) doesn't practice; day-to-day Rams RB Todd Gurley (thigh) doesn't practice; day-to-day
- October 12, 2019

Both injuries occurred during the Rams' 30-29 loss to the Seattle Seahawks last week, a defeat that dropped the Rams' record to 3-2. When asked if he expected Gurley, 25, to be available Sunday against the undefeated 49ers, McVay responded: "It's hard to say". (more...)
England’s Gareth Southgate seeks to calm racism row with Bulgaria England’s Gareth Southgate seeks to calm racism row with Bulgaria
- October 12, 2019

Gareth Southgate has Sterling, Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Harry Kane at his disposal, to get the three points. "We did speak about that [the protocol]", Abraham added. "We're very clear on that". "I feel that a lot of the players don't just want to be involved in tournaments and finish in the quarter-finals or the semi-finals and say that was a good run". (more...)
Barrett scores 17 in preseason debut; Knicks win Barrett scores 17 in preseason debut; Knicks win
- October 11, 2019

Moments later Morris went in for the kill with a playground type maneuver, jackhammering the ball into Anderson's unsuspecting face. The new New York Knick got ejected in his first game wearing orange and blue for less-than-sportsmanlike conduct against the Washington Wizards . (more...)
World Rugby Monitoring Typhoon Hagibis That Could Hit Japan This Saturday World Rugby Monitoring Typhoon Hagibis That Could Hit Japan This Saturday
- October 11, 2019

Japan would top their pool and play the Springboks, leaving Scotland , who sit one point behind Ireland , robbed of the opportunity to defeat the hosts in their final game to potentially progress. If that game were to be abandoned it would be a disaster for the Scots, who would be eliminated, while Japan go through as shock winners of Pool A with Ireland runners-up. (more...)
Iranian women allowed to attend soccer match Iranian women allowed to attend soccer match
- October 11, 2019

But the match in Tehran is arguably among the most consequential sporting fixtures to be played in years, as women will be watching from seats inside the Azadi, or Freedom, stadium, ending a prohibition that has been bitterly opposed. Out of 36 sections of Azadi Stadium , only four were allocated to women. FIFA President Gianni Infantino said more work needs to be done, but congratulated the supporters who attended. (more...)
Cesar Azpilicueta praises Tammy Abraham after goal against Southampton Cesar Azpilicueta praises Tammy Abraham after goal against Southampton
- October 09, 2019

It is a long old season and Chelsea are in the League Cup, UEFA Champions League FA Cup and will be pushing for a top four finish in the PL. Lampard will need his entire squad and he needs to keep as many of them happy as he can. Callum Hudson-Odoi was starting for Chelsea for the first time in the league this season and the England winger created their first chance with a burst that ended with Abraham shooting straight at Angus Gunn . (more...)
Browns beating 49ers in Week 5 would help Rams in big way Browns beating 49ers in Week 5 would help Rams in big way
- October 09, 2019

San Francisco began the season as a 5/1 shot to win a first NFC West title since 2012 but is now a 7/5 favorite, ahead of the Seahawks and the Rams . The 49ers would like McGlinchey to hold up without help and a way to do that is try to wear down Garrett in the downhill running game. Sure, beating teams like the Buccaneers, Bengals, and the Steelers might not be a great resume to brag about, but San Francisco used to drop those games in the past. (more...)
Delle Donne a unanimous All-WNBA first team choice Delle Donne a unanimous All-WNBA first team choice
- October 09, 2019

She's listed as questionable for Game 3. She nailed her first three shots of the contest, all threes where she was left wide open. I was glad to have a little bit of a break to get it to calm down a little bit, just trying to find ways to stay comfortable and stay loose. (more...)
Tottenham’s Lloris injured making howler that gives Brighton lead Tottenham’s Lloris injured making howler that gives Brighton lead
- October 09, 2019

In obvious pain, Lloris was treated for six minutes by medical staff before being taken from the pitch on a stretcher while being given oxygen. Brighton were excellent value for their 3-0 win - matched at a high of [130.0] - having registered now fewer than 17 shots at Tottenham's goal in a display which saw them win a huge percentage of 50/50 challenges and basically dominate from the off. (more...)
Braves rally in 9th to stun Cardinals Braves rally in 9th to stun Cardinals
- October 08, 2019

The veteran left-hander had a terrific season, compiling a 3.75 ERA and a 1.37 WHIP accompanied with an 8-8 record in 112.2 innings pitched. I feel good about Keuchel giving us at least four innings and keeping us in the game. The most impressive thing about Soroka's performance was the fact he was going pitch for pitch with Adam Wainwright . "I'm just trying to be ready", he said. (more...)
The Redskins have fired head coach Jay Gruden The Redskins have fired head coach Jay Gruden
- October 08, 2019

But then Houston's J.J. Watt landed on Smith, causing the quarterback's leg to snap - an injury that ultimately required several surgeries to remove infections. He was disorganized, lacked attention to detail, could never hire the right defensive coordinator, and he had a hard time getting his team prepared physically for the long season. (more...)
What We Learned: Michigan State What We Learned: Michigan State
- October 06, 2019

Despite being held to a trio of three-and-outs and just two first downs in the first quarter, the Buckeyes had a 3-0 lead after the opening 15 minutes. How well the Buckeyes' defense controls Michigan State's offense could be the key to whether it will be a comfortable win or a nerve racking, down to the last second finish. (more...)
Hugo Lloris dislocates elbow in Tottenham defeat at Brighton Hugo Lloris dislocates elbow in Tottenham defeat at Brighton
- October 06, 2019

Disaster struck for Spurs after just three minutes when a Hugo Lloris howler allowed Neil Maupay to tap home from close range, and things would get even worse for the North London outfit, with the French goalkeeper also suffering a nasty looking elbow injury that resulted in the World Cup victor having to be stretchered off. (more...)
Watch Ohio State football’s pre-Michigan State Skull Session speeches Watch Ohio State football’s pre-Michigan State Skull Session speeches
- October 06, 2019

Michigan State is 4-1 and finds itself ranked No. 25 after defeating Northwestern and IN in back-to-back weeks. The No. 25 Spartans (4-1, 2-0 Big Ten) are facing No. Michigan State: What is the identity of Michigan State in 2019? While the Spartans are heralded more for their defense, it has actually been their passing game that has gotten some tremendous performances this season. (more...)
Osaka defeats Andreescu in China Open thriller Osaka defeats Andreescu in China Open thriller
- October 05, 2019

Also, defending champion Caroline Wozniacki beat Daria Kasatkina 6-3, 7-6 (5) and will next face either Bianca Andreescu or Naomi Osaka . "I just told her that she was an awesome player". "I feel like I play very well here". "Thankfully, that's what happened". In the semi-finals will take Beijing, even a year ago in the final four in Beijing, and it's on at the Danish titelverdedigster Caroline Wozniacki (WTA 19). (more...)
Oxlade-Chamberlain left out of latest England squad - but is it fair? Oxlade-Chamberlain left out of latest England squad - but is it fair?
- October 05, 2019

And I was really happy with what Kieran and Trent did in their matches'. Tomori has represented both England and Canada at youth level and is yet to make a decision on which nation he wants to represent. He's understanding what we want and he played well in the last two games. The qualifying campaign will officially wrap up in November, with England facing further games against Montenegro and Kosovo, which could both be dead rubbers by then. (more...)
Stefon Diggs on trade rumors: Stefon Diggs on trade rumors: "There’s truth to all rumors"
- October 04, 2019

The Stefon Diggs drama took a weird, but nonetheless revealing, turn Thursday afternoon. "More so the conversations I've had have only been about team and trying to have success on the field". "It's an internal matter, and I'm not going to talk about it", Zimmer said. In addition to Thielen, some have been speculating that wide receiver Stefon Diggs is also exhausted of his lackluster QB. (more...)
Arsenal vs. Standard Liege - Football Match Report Arsenal vs. Standard Liege - Football Match Report
- October 04, 2019

Upfront, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will certainly get a breather after his recent excursions in the league. Now, they will face off against Standard Liège on Thursday with the chance to strengthen their grip on Group F. Emery revealed he had not spoken to Clarke, but added: "I asked Kieran yesterday, because we were waiting for him to be consistently playing with [ Arsenal ]". (more...)
Lille striker Remy: Mourinho great for me at Chelsea Lille striker Remy: Mourinho great for me at Chelsea
- October 03, 2019

England and Chelsea midfielder Barkley, 25, has apologised to Lampard after pictures emerged on social media showing him outside a taxi talking to police on Sunday night, with reports he refused to pay the driver after spilling food. He also provided the latest injury update on midfielder, N'Golo Kante after the France worldwide missed the Blues' 2-0 victory over Brighton in the Premier League over the weekend. (more...)
Rutgers fires football coach Chris Ash four games into season Rutgers fires football coach Chris Ash four games into season
- October 02, 2019

Rutgers opened the season with a win over UMass, but then followed that up with three consecutive losses to Iowa, Boston College and MI in which the Scarlet Knights were outscored 112-16. A national search for a new head coach will take place, with additional details forthcoming, Hobbs said. With the Rutgers job officially open, expect a lot of speculation that former RU head coach Greg Schiano will return. (more...)
Giuliani subpoenaed, new allegations in impeachment probe Giuliani subpoenaed, new allegations in impeachment probe
- October 02, 2019

Witnesses are due to testify in the House this week in hearings related to the impeachment investigation, including former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch and Kurt Volker, who resigned last week as Trump's special representative for Ukraine. (more...)
India drop Pant with Saha set to don gloves against the Proteas India drop Pant with Saha set to don gloves against the Proteas
- October 02, 2019

Bumrah's absence is certainly a big void for India in the upcoming World Test Championship matches where they would be aiming for full points against both South Africa and Bangladesh . "I am excited about that". Sehwag has 1306 runs in 15 Tests against South Africa while Dravid has 1252 runs in 21 Tests. "That is definitely one of the options". (more...)
Man Utd Players Angry With Solskjaer For This Reason Man Utd Players Angry With Solskjaer For This Reason
- October 01, 2019

Pogba was not able to take a penalty against Rochdale or attend a team meal on Wednesday after aggravating an ankle injury and could miss Arsenal's visit to Old Trafford. "I don't think we deserved to lose". Solskjaer then confirmed that Pogba was a doubt for Monday. Luckily we managed that, clean sheet - which we're happy about - and a fortunate goal, but you have to take them up. (more...)
Mercedes to provide McLaren with engines from 2021 Mercedes to provide McLaren with engines from 2021
- October 01, 2019

Seidl is spearheading McLaren's revival after a fallow period in which it has not won a race since 2012 or scored a podium since 2014, its last season as a Mercedes customer. "If we do a very good job with our team, execute, our drivers do a good job then I think we can". McLaren had a rude awakening in 2018 when, after dropping Honda , they realised their auto was nowhere near as competitive as they expected it to be, and they ended the season sixth in the championship, and with the ... (more...)
Pablo Carreno Busta wins first ATP title in over two years Pablo Carreno Busta wins first ATP title in over two years
- October 01, 2019

You can find the Alexander Bublik v Pablo Carreno Busta live streaming options along with its preview, head to head and tips here. Aryna Sabalenka became the first player to claim back-to-back titles in Wuhan thanks to a 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 victory over American Alison Riske in the final yesterday. (more...)
Justin Rose moves back into Dunhill Links contention but still harbours regrets Justin Rose moves back into Dunhill Links contention but still harbours regrets
- October 01, 2019

Southgate was also very happy with his week's work so far. Perez shot his second 64 of the week at Kingsbarns Golf Links to move to twenty under and was joined at the top of the leaderboard by Southgate who birdied his final hole at St Andrews to card a 65. (more...)
Kyrie Irving says he failed his Celtics teammates Kyrie Irving says he failed his Celtics teammates
- October 01, 2019

The first five media days of the new National Basketball Association year took place Friday with the Lakers, Nets , Rockets, Indiana Pacers and Sacramento Kings holding the annual prequels to the first practice. And then two weeks later, things just got really, really rocky for me in terms of when I left, after the Phoenix game, I went to my grandfather's memorial. (more...)
Marc Gasol: Raptors Are 'Hungry' Without Kawhi Leonard Marc Gasol: Raptors Are 'Hungry' Without Kawhi Leonard
- October 01, 2019

The Toronto Raptors have returned to town as conquering heroes, even if things have changed quite a bit since history was made in Oakland back in June. Despite the pair moving on, Ujiri said he wasn't upset and that it was "just the nature of the business". And I actually looked at the screen for that second and I said to myself, 'That was incredible. (more...)
Patriots battle past Bills to remain unbeaten Associated Press Patriots battle past Bills to remain unbeaten Associated Press
- September 30, 2019

In fairness to Buffalo, the Patriots haven't exactly gone up against a team that has challenged them definitively this season. Those numbers are incredible. Bill Belichick and the Antonio Brown-less New England Patriots are on to Buffalo. Buffalo and New England will kick off at 1:00 p.m. EST at New Era Field. (more...)
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says he remains up for the challenge Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says he remains up for the challenge
- September 28, 2019

It was a hugely worrying night for Spurs , which will do little to appease the notion that there are serious issues for Mauricio Pochettino's side this season . Tottenham captain Harry Kane walks past the Champions League Trophy after his side's loss to Liverpool . "Now we deserve to be criticised and we accept that". (more...)
Kuzma (stress reaction) out indefinitely Kuzma (stress reaction) out indefinitely
- September 28, 2019

However, that ankle injury may be worse than originally thought. Kuzma was injured while training with the US national team in August. Well, that would have been encouraging if it was only soreness he was working through. The Lakers said he could be out during the first three weeks of training camp. The only notable young asset not sent to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for Anthony Davis , Kuzma figures to play a major part in this year's Lakers team. (more...)
Granit Xhaka Named Permanent Arsenal Captain Ahead of Manchester United Clash Granit Xhaka Named Permanent Arsenal Captain Ahead of Manchester United Clash
- September 28, 2019

Xhaka has yet to convince onlookers in the role so far this season and was jeered by his own fans during last weekend's win over Aston Villa , while Mesut Ozil is the only other member of the initial five still at the club. One of the club's rising stars is Joe Willock who showed once more that he is a cut above the rest as the young guns thumped Nottingham Forest 5-0 in the Carabao Cup at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night (September 24). (more...)
Gerrard flattered after Klopp tips him as Liverpool successor Gerrard flattered after Klopp tips him as Liverpool successor
- September 28, 2019

Barrera was asked why he voted for Messi by journalists in his homeland, where he again denied casting a vote. Their statement had earlier asked "FIFA why the Egyptian vote was not accepted" and goes on to confirm the EFA have opened an "investigation" into the circumstances of this failure. (more...)
Valverde plays down Messi injury worry Valverde plays down Messi injury worry
- September 27, 2019

Messi, 32, won The Best FIFA men's player award Monday in Milan, Italy. Coach Ernesto Valverde said that he took Messi off at half-time against Villarreal "for precaution”". Messi hurt his left leg less than half an hour into the match. Messi was making his first start of the season after a calf injury he suffered in the summer. (more...)
Hector Bellerin not ready for Man Utd vs Arsenal, according to Emery Hector Bellerin not ready for Man Utd vs Arsenal, according to Emery
- September 27, 2019

I think he is great. Arsenal will procure the postulate of a brand original defence returning to first-crew soccer on Tuesday when Hector Bellerin , Rob Maintaining and original £25 million signing Kieran Tierney are anticipated to play their first senior suits of the season. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association explains why Egypt’s votes for Salah did not count Federation Internationale de Football Association explains why Egypt’s votes for Salah did not count
- September 27, 2019

Federation Internationale de Football Association has added that it sent two reminders for the correct forms to be re-submitted before the deadline on August 19. He changed his bio from "Footballer for Liverpool FC and Egypt" to "Footballer for Liverpool FC", stirring controversy among fans on social media and driving them to question whether this edit was inspired by the apparent failure of Egyptian voters to select him. (more...)
BCCI replaces suspended Zimbabwe with Sri Lanka for T20I series in India BCCI replaces suspended Zimbabwe with Sri Lanka for T20I series in India
- September 26, 2019

Major teams have avoided Pakistan since that ambush, which killed eight people and injured several players. "We are also here, rest of the players are also here ..." ODI skipper Lahiru Thirimanne said he also had no concerns and they had been given assurances of a very high degree of protection in Pakistan , usually reserved for visits by heads of state. (more...)
Giants RB Barkley likely out 4-8 weeks Giants RB Barkley likely out 4-8 weeks
- September 26, 2019

Hopefully we'll see Haskins on the field soon. It was also important everyone did their job protecting Daniel, receivers ran great routes, and Daniel hit me in stride. Early in 2019, Engram's third-year breakout is underway with room for more production as the offense takes off under Jones. Barkley, who was averaging 7.8 yards per carry in his first two games this year, is someone who could have given the Vikings a lot of problems. (more...)
Messi votes for Ronaldo, Ronaldo snubs Messi in FIFA Best voting Messi votes for Ronaldo, Ronaldo snubs Messi in FIFA Best voting
- September 25, 2019

Somehow though the world's professional footballers voted for Marcelo and Ramos to be the full backs in the Fifpro World XI, announced during yesterday's FIFA The Best Awards, despite Ramos not even playing full back for a long time. Rapinoe beat fellow World Cup victor Alex Morgan and England's Lucy Bronze to the women's title, with U.S. coach Jill Ellis winning women's coaching award. (more...)
Woodward: Solskjaer and Man Utd share philosophy Woodward: Solskjaer and Man Utd share philosophy
- September 25, 2019

Retail and merchandise income was UK£102.1 million (US$123.6 million), a decrease of £700,000 (US$875,000), or 0.7 per cent, over the prior year. They want to continue to develop and invest in young players, and they see Solskjaer as the right man for the job. (more...)