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5 possible replacements for Rick Pitino at Louisville 5 possible replacements for Rick Pitino at Louisville
- October 01, 2017

But Postel would not confirm media reports that "Coach-2" is Pitino . She also explains why Pitino has not yet been fired, but why he and others are likely on their way out. Also arrested was National Basketball Association agent Christian Dawkins, one of the key figures in the Louisville case, who allegedly told an unidentified assistant coach that they would have to be "particularly careful" about passing money along to a recruit's family because the program was already on probation due ... (more...)
US open up record Presidents Cup lead US open up record Presidents Cup lead
- October 01, 2017

Indeed, the Americans had a 4-1 lead after the first session two years ago, and that Presidents Cup came down to the final match. Global captain Nick Price emphasised before the event the importance of a strong start, but that was easier said than done. (more...)
Best ESPN College GameDay signs Week 5: Clemson vs. Virginia Tech Best ESPN College GameDay signs Week 5: Clemson vs. Virginia Tech
- October 01, 2017

Oddsmakers believe the visiting Clemson Tigers have the edge in today's game with the point spread giving them a touchdown in their favor. On a crisp fall morning in the center of Virginia Tech's campus, one of the largest sports television programs in the country set the stage for the Hokies' biggest game of the season. (more...)
New York Sends Emergency Workers to Help in Puerto Rico
- October 01, 2017

Mayor Cruz made this impassioned plea for help - "We are dying", she told the media and the world. What the Congress has done, what the president of the United States has done, what the judicial system has done, is they have unveiled to everyone, the global community and everyone in Puerto Rico, that we are a colony of the United States. (more...)
Ekiti Govt: EFCC is being irresponsible as usual, Fayose can't be intimidated Ekiti Govt: EFCC is being irresponsible as usual, Fayose can't be intimidated
- October 01, 2017

In a statement signed and issued in Ado Ekiti on Saturday by the Publicity Secretary of the state chapter of the Party, Jackson Adebayo, the PDP expressed its disappointment over Adeyeye's attitude towards the performance of his main duty of defending the PDP and its members. (more...)
Man Utd schedule 'concerns' Mourinho as preparation time is cut Man Utd schedule 'concerns' Mourinho as preparation time is cut
- October 01, 2017

The 24-year-old ended up joining United , reuniting with his former boss Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford. The ex-Everton striker has already scored 10 goals for his new club, and has been really impressive since moving. As United returned to the city where they won their last Champions League title in 2008, Mourinho's rebranded line-up gave the strongest indication yet that he is close to reviving an aura that was lost during the troubled managerial reigns of David Moyes and Louis van Gaal. (more...)
Louisville head coach out amid federal bribery investigation Louisville head coach out amid federal bribery investigation
- October 01, 2017

The unidentified coach allegedly asked the officials to pay a top-flight 2017 recruit and his family for him to play at Louisville . A criminal complaint quoted Evans bragging about his ability to steer the young athletes toward prospective agents and advisers, promising them that "every guy I recruit and get is my personal kid" and that he had the capability to "bury" any other athlete advisers who tried to recruit his players to sign with them. (more...)
Pep Guardiola Confirms The One Managerial Job He'd Like Pep Guardiola Confirms The One Managerial Job He'd Like
- October 01, 2017

The City manager said that his players now had the belief in his high-pressing system and had set out their stall to try to win every game rather than adapt to a more defensive, counter-attacking style when they visit the likes of Manchester United, Tottenham and Arsenal. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino slams Tottenham star Dele Alli for diving Mauricio Pochettino slams Tottenham star Dele Alli for diving
- October 01, 2017

Eriksen is expected to return for Saturday's Premier League match at Huddersfield, leaving Winks and Sissoko to battle for a spot in midfield, while Dembele and Wanyama remain sidelined. Winks was making only his second start of the season after recently recovering from an ankle injury but he was sharp, dynamic and creative in possession. (more...)
Fans seriously hurt as barrier collapses at French top-flight football game Fans seriously hurt as barrier collapses at French top-flight football game
- September 30, 2017

Later reports, citing police , suggested 23 had been injured, with six seriously injured. The barrier collapsed when Lille fans celebrated Fode Ballo-Toure's opening goal of the game in the 15th minute. Amiens now sit 16th in Ligue 1, with Lille two places below them in 18th place. On Twitter, Amiens football club said its thoughts were with the wounded and that the stadium had been evacuated peacefully. (more...)
Manchester City Premier League - 1 October 2017 Manchester City Premier League - 1 October 2017
- September 30, 2017

Usually, during a season you are up and down, but he wasn't. The best price you can now find on Chelsea FC to win is 13/8. Manager Antonio Conte will surely be hoping for the best, especially with the clash against the Mancunians looming over his shoulder. (more...)
UF QB Luke Del Rio leaves Vanderbilt game during second quarter UF QB Luke Del Rio leaves Vanderbilt game during second quarter
- September 30, 2017

This is not the first time that Del Rio has dealt with shoulder issues. Injuries are nothing new for Del Rio. This game was Del Rio's first start since October 15, 2016. He had offseason surgery on both shoulders. The host Gators (3-1 overall, 3-0 in the SEC) ramped up their rushing attack to down the Commodores (3-2, 0-2). (more...)
Vettel out in Q1 at Malaysian GP Vettel out in Q1 at Malaysian GP
- September 30, 2017

Despite defying pre-qualifying expectations by landing pole position, Hamilton is wary of the challenge likely to be presented in Sunday morning's race when he will start alongside Raikkonen on the front row and just ahead of Max Verstappen . (more...)
Warner hits ton as Australia claim consolation win Warner hits ton as Australia claim consolation win
- September 30, 2017

Kedar Jadhav (67) and Hardik Pandya (41) led a spirited fightback with a 78-run fourth-wicket stand after Kohli's dismissal. Australia win the toss. Indian bowlers did well to restrict the Australian team at 334, it looked that Aussies will reach close to 400 runs. With the series already won, India made a decision to rest Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav as they were replaced by Mohammad Shami, Umesh Yadav and Axar Patel respectively. (more...)
Spurs' Kawhi Leonard ruled out for entire preseason Spurs' Kawhi Leonard ruled out for entire preseason
- September 30, 2017

The Spurs said that Leonard is expected to miss the preseason because of the injury, and that there's no timetable for his return. The Silver and Black open their season against the Sacramento Kings on October 18 at the AT&T Center. The 26-year-old Leonard missed time in the 2017 playoffs due to an ankle injury suffered in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Houston Rockets. (more...)
Former Purdue football coach Joe Tiller dies at 74 Former Purdue football coach Joe Tiller dies at 74
- September 30, 2017

The 1997 Big Ten Coach of the Year, Tiller led Purdue to ten bowl games and his teams spent a total of 80 weeks ranked in the Associated Press Top 25. "He taught us life lessons and how to be great leaders and men". "I know the Purdue family joins me in expressing our condolences to Arnette and all of his family". (more...)
Louisville names Padgett as interim coach Louisville names Padgett as interim coach
- September 30, 2017

Padgett, a former player who returned to the program as director of basketball operations in 2014, averaged 11.2 points per game as a senior at Louisville during the 2007-08 season. Interim university president Greg Postel announced the promotion of Padgett during a press conference. Richard Pitino has followed in his father's footsteps, but said he saw nothing that would corroborate the allegations facing the program while he was an assistant at Louisville from 2007-09. (more...)
PSG's Neymar, Mbappe and Cavani combine for magical, insanely smooth goal PSG's Neymar, Mbappe and Cavani combine for magical, insanely smooth goal
- September 30, 2017

Thomas Meunier added the third goal in the 21st minute with a ideal right side-foot finish that found the top corner from inside the 18-yard area after being afforded acres of space to pick his spot, 3-0. It was Neymar who took the penalty, converting it by wrong-footing Costil. But PSG were guilty of stepping off the gas and Bordeaux took full advantage. (more...)
Sakho's last-gasp goal gives West Ham victory Sakho's last-gasp goal gives West Ham victory
- September 30, 2017

We are closer to getting the balance right, but there is still work to be done. It wasn't good. We deserved to be booed at half-time. "We are not doing that at the moment". The game against Swansea is, however, a must win game for West Ham and a great chance to get out of the bottom three. "We have to get those things connected". (more...)
Jose Mourinho set to appear in court before huge Man United fixture Jose Mourinho set to appear in court before huge Man United fixture
- September 30, 2017

Pogba has not featured for United since their 3-0 victory over Basel in the Champions League on September 12, hobbling off after 19 minutes at Old Trafford with a hamstring problem. "With them, I have the hope to see them training and to have a positive answer [on their availability]". United have made an impressive start to the new campaign, but their 4-1 win at CSKA Moscow in the Champions League in midweek was followed by a draining return flight that saw United land in Manchester in the ... (more...)
Birmingham endorsed as Britain's official bid city for 2022 CWG Birmingham endorsed as Britain's official bid city for 2022 CWG
- September 30, 2017

David Grevemberg, chief executive of the Commonwealth Games Federation, said on Saturday: "There have also been continued expressions of interest and support from Canada, Malaysia and Australia". Durban in South Africa won the bidding process in 2016, but it was stripped of the even in March because it did not meet the criteria. Potential bid rivals Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia and Victoria in Canada aren't expected meet the Saturday deadline with both lacking required government support that ... (more...)
Crouch snatches late Stoke win against Southampton Crouch snatches late Stoke win against Southampton
- September 30, 2017

The Stoke striker had a penalty kick saved by Fraser Forster shortly after Mame Diouf had headed Stoke in front after 40 minutes. Stoke should have doubled their lead within two minutes when Van Dijk fouled Berahino, but Forster dived to his left to ensure the 24-year-old's long wait for a first Stoke goal continued. (more...)
Pitino's son Richard says tough week for family
- September 30, 2017

He's my dad". Richard Pitino spent a year as an associate coach under his dad at Louisville, during the 2011-12 season, but said he didn't witness any pay-for-play activities. But the announcement of the investigation has rocked the college basketball landscape. The team returns most of its key players from one that was one of the biggest surprises in the country last year that went 24-10, finished fourth in the Big Ten and made a run to the NCAA Tournament a year after winning just eight ... (more...)
Bournemouth frustrated in draw with Leicester Bournemouth frustrated in draw with Leicester
- September 30, 2017

Bournemouth wants to win this match because this match is a home match for AFC Bournemouth . Ahead of today's trip to Bournemouth , Vardy reflected: "It's always good to get goals but the points are the main thing". For more build up to the game, check out our match preview and see below for all the information on how to watch, along with team news and lineups when they come. (more...)
Alvaro Morata: Eden Hazard is up there with Ronaldo, Messi Alvaro Morata: Eden Hazard is up there with Ronaldo, Messi
- September 30, 2017

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte said: "If he was able to play one game like the last game against Atletico Madrid it means he's ready now to play with continuity". "He is big a loss for us because he is playing well". David Luiz will complete a three-match domestic suspension, so Andreas Christensen will start in defence. (more...)