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Sam Bradford practices, will play Monday if ready Sam Bradford practices, will play Monday if ready
- October 07, 2017

On Thursday, Bradford returned to practice and threw the football. "Better. Definitely feeling better", he said. "I feel good", said Bradford, who wouldn't specify what the injury is. After a pedestrian performance against the Pittsburgh Steelers in his first start, backup quarterback Case Keenum has kept the team competitive the past two weeks. (more...)
Former Pitt And Current Cincinnati Bengals WR Tyler Boyd Facing Drug Charges Former Pitt And Current Cincinnati Bengals WR Tyler Boyd Facing Drug Charges
- October 07, 2017

Police were called to the scene of a vehicle crash on Route 837 at approximately 3:02 a.m. on July 12. After arriving, the police say the vehicle was vacant. Pittsburgh television station WTAE reported Boyd, who faced DUI charges in 2015 while at Pitt, admitted one vape pen and the unopened vape cartridges were his, but said "they don't get you high or anything". (more...)
Gameday - No. 4 Penn State Travels to Northwestern Gameday - No. 4 Penn State Travels to Northwestern
- October 07, 2017

The Penn State Nittany Lions come into this game fresh off a 45-14 butt-kicking of the Indiana Hoosiers. -RB Saquon Barkley keeps turning heads every time he touches the ball and that's quite frequently. "Twenty years from now when we do this, I will never say that". I think it's been a major factor. Each week is a new challenge and we've got it this week at Northwestern , but we've got some old heads out there that can adjust and work through new formations, tempos, quarterback ... (more...)
Seattle Seahawks look to ground high-flying Los Angeles Rams Seattle Seahawks look to ground high-flying Los Angeles Rams
- October 06, 2017

A week earlier, Wilson had suffered a high ankle sprain - the first of two significant leg injuries he dealt with in 2016 - when Ndamukong Suh stepped on his foot. Rams LB Robert Quinn has 11 sacks in 10 career games vs Seattle. But despite the battle ahead, Wilson is confident he can have a more favorable outcome this time around. (more...)
Pet store puppies spreading antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Florida Pet store puppies spreading antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Florida
- October 06, 2017

People in 12 states, including Utah, have been sickened by bacteria that federal health officials say is being transmitted through puppies - more specifically, from their poop. Fourteen are Petland employees from five states. "Evidence suggests that puppies sold through Petland are a likely source of this outbreak", the CDC said in a news release issued Sept 11. (more...)
National Football League ironmen Philip Rivers and Eli Manning put durability on display National Football League ironmen Philip Rivers and Eli Manning put durability on display
- October 06, 2017

This has been the case for Eli Manning and Philip Rivers . "I'm just thankful I've been able to be out there", said Rivers, who played with a torn ACL in his right knee in an AFC Championship Game loss to the New England Patriots after the 2007 season. (more...)
Panthers Quarterback Cam Newton Apologizes for Response to Female Reporter Panthers Quarterback Cam Newton Apologizes for Response to Female Reporter
- October 06, 2017

This week, Carolina Panthers' quarterback Cam Newton has received a lot of criticism, but not for his play on the field. Do you buy Sharpe's theory that Newton raising his fist for "Black power" was the real reason that Dannon dropped him and that the company used his sexist comment as a cover to let him go? Then on Thursday night, he tweeted out a video apologizing for his "extremely degrading and disrespectful" word choice toward women. (more...)
Louisville places two assistants on leave; David Padgett left without staff
- October 06, 2017

According to the newspaper the still existing contract any money that the sports company pays the University of Louisville must be used to cover the coaches personal service agreement and the athletic program can have what's left. "Players come here in part because of Coach Pitino". The Louisville Courier-Journal reported on Thursday that Pitino received 98 percent of the cash Louisville was to receive, which is roughly $1.5 million a year for five years through July 1. (more...)
Packers notes: Kevin King hoping for shot at covering Cowboys' Dez Bryant Packers notes: Kevin King hoping for shot at covering Cowboys' Dez Bryant
- October 06, 2017

Packers lead series, 14-13 and the teams are tied, 4-4, in the postseason. The Pack played last week on Thursday night against the Bears. Adams suffered a concussion against Dallas on October 16 last season. Instead, the focus turns to the defense-Rodgers has now beaten every National Football League team other than the Packers , but no other team has beaten Rodgers more than the Vikings, who have taken down the Bad Man six times in his career. (more...)
Chelsea FC: Blues could and should buy back former Brazilian star Chelsea FC: Blues could and should buy back former Brazilian star
- October 06, 2017

He was one of many players who made the move to the emerging league but recent issues have seen the Chinese Super League criticised. Sure, Chelsea FC may get some flak for buying back a player they just sold, but getting him back is a necessity if the Blues plan on winning silverware this season. (more...)
Former Chelsea defender given seven-month prison sentence Former Chelsea defender given seven-month prison sentence
- October 06, 2017

The former Chelsea player was originally charged with a year-long sentence and a fine of €300,000, but it was reduced after Carvalho admitted to the crimes in court . Carvalho is the latest player to have fallen foul of tax law in Spain. In 2016, Messi was found guilty of defrauding the state of €4.2m which landed him a jail sentence of 21 months. (more...)
Kenyon Martin Latest News, Photos, and Videos Kenyon Martin Latest News, Photos, and Videos
- October 06, 2017

He also said that he consulted people before he chose to get the new cut, and he also mentioned that he wanted to make sure it wasn't cultural appropriation. 'I know how much it bothers me when Hollywood relegates Asian people to token sidekicks, or worse, when it takes Asian stories and tells them without Asian people. (more...)
Class of 2018 No. 1 Recruit Justin Fields Commits to Georgia Class of 2018 No. 1 Recruit Justin Fields Commits to Georgia
- October 06, 2017

Fields took his first official visit to LSU on September 9 before taking unofficial trips to Georgia the next two weekends. Once a Penn State pledge, Fields decomitted from the Nittany Lions' class in June. That haul ranked No. 3 in the country and No. 2 in the SEC , behind only Alabama. Some wondered how freshman Jacob Fromm's emergence at Georgia would affect Fields' loyalty to the Dawgs - though the impact was clearly overstated. (more...)
Derek Carr returned to practice Thursday Derek Carr returned to practice Thursday
- October 06, 2017

Oakland tight end Lee Smith believes the Raiders will be fine if they just get back to basics this week. He has passed for 753 yards with seven touchdowns and two interceptions while completing 67.9 percent of his passes thus far this season. (more...)
Kane to captain England against Slovenia Kane to captain England against Slovenia
- October 06, 2017

Since Kane returned to the worldwide fold at the end of last season following a spate of injuries, his goals have helped to keep Gareth Southgate's England side on course for qualification. Southgate, too, is pleased with Sterling's current form, and believes that his direct, spontaneous style will help to excite the Wembley crowd. "They've done OK. (more...)
Japanese GP: Hamilton dominates rain-hit second practice session Japanese GP: Hamilton dominates rain-hit second practice session
- October 06, 2017

However, Vettel failed to set a timed lap in second session due to heavy rain showers all-but making the afternoon a wash-out. The German, who trails Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton by 34 points with five races left this season, steered his Ferrari to a fastest lap of one minute, 29.166 seconds in light drizzle at Suzuka. (more...)
Catalonia parliament to discuss independence on Monday, defying Spain Catalonia parliament to discuss independence on Monday, defying Spain
- October 06, 2017

They are accused of failing to help Spain's police tackle the thousands of protesters who were out in the streets ahead of the October 1 independence referendum. It amounts to rebellion against state decisions or national security forces. Over 2.2 million Catalonians, or 42% of the region's electorate, voted overwhelmingly to separate from Spain last Sunday in a referendum that was dismissed as illegal by Spain's central government. (more...)
Taijuan Walker to start NLDS Game 1 for D-backs Taijuan Walker to start NLDS Game 1 for D-backs
- October 06, 2017

Arizona spent most of the season pursuing the Dodgers in the NL West standings, meeting 19 times and forging a mutual respect that outweighs any enmity. However, I think it's safe to say that the Diamondbacks won't be facing Utley in the NLDS. Back injuries each of the past two seasons have been reminders that Kershaw, for all his achievements, is indeed human. (more...)
Five Things to Know About the India U-17 MNT Five Things to Know About the India U-17 MNT
- October 06, 2017

The FIFA U-17 World Cup match between India and the US is on Friday, October 6. "We are expecting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend the match", Rathore told the reporters of the event which is slated to be played from October 6 to 28 across six different venues in India . (more...)
"Playing behind closed doors is a protest" — Bartomeu
- October 06, 2017

Barcelona said playing in an empty stadium was a way to show its discontent with the incidents in Catalonia. They weren't at their best, understandably, in the first 45 minutes, but once Sergio Busquets had scored his first goal in three years, there was only one victor. (more...)
Jupp Heynckes: Bayern Munich reappoint ex-manager until end of the season Jupp Heynckes: Bayern Munich reappoint ex-manager until end of the season
- October 06, 2017

Heynckes has been asked to replace Carlo Ancelotti while his assistant Willy Sagnol is also expected to depart as Bayern contemplate an overhaul behind the scenes. With the team in disarray, the Bayern hierarchy want an authoritative character who knows the club intimately, Bild reported. Ancelotti left in September with Bayern third in the Bundesliga, five points behind leaders Borussia Dortmund. (more...)
India, EU agree to enhance counterterrorism measures India, EU agree to enhance counterterrorism measures
- October 06, 2017

It also remains the largest destination for Indian exports and a key source of investment and technologies. The 14th India-EU Summit aims to deepen the India-EU Strategic Partnership and advance collaboration in priority areas for India's growth and development. (more...)
Iniesta signed with Barcelona contract until the end of his career Iniesta signed with Barcelona contract until the end of his career
- October 06, 2017

The new contract will see Iniesta end his football career at Barcelona . Barcelona officially confirmed the signing Iniesta nonstandard agreement. Iniesta is a Barcelona player and will be until he decides he can thread not one more ideal pass. The 33-year-old has scored 55 goals for the club after making his debut on October 29, 2002 and become one of its most iconic stars. (more...)
Five talking points ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix
- October 06, 2017

And if he doesn't, either he'll have thrown it away or suffered some remarkable misfortune. Obviously with how the race goes, we're not able to win both. Mercedes are also optimistic their auto will be more suited to the conditions at Suzuka , where both the cooler weather and track layout should be more favourable for the W08. (more...)
Japanese Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel quickest as rain lashes Suzuka practice two Japanese Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel quickest as rain lashes Suzuka practice two
- October 06, 2017

He added: "Our situation is clear: we are taking it race by race but our goal is to win every one". But it reflects a confluence of conditions and performances, some within Hamilton's power to influence and others entirely outside of that. With Ferrari having been quickest throughout most of the weekend in both Singapore and Malaysia, Vettel says his target is to go unbeaten in the final five races of the season. (more...)