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It's official! Tata Sons considering buying Air India, says chairman N Chandrasekaran
- October 10, 2017

Tata would "definitely look" at Air India once the government finalised the privatisation process, N. Chandrasekaran, chairman of Tata group's holding company Tata Sons, told the channel. "We need to look at aviation as a whole". However the group has looked into the sale of Air India before as well. Any decision that we take-Air India or otherwise-we have to have a story because we can't be operating with 15 aircraft or 20 aircraft. (more...)
Dodgers lead the Diamondbacks 3-1, chase Greinke off in sixth inning Dodgers lead the Diamondbacks 3-1, chase Greinke off in sixth inning
- October 10, 2017

Arizona ace Zack Greinke will attempt to save the season when he faces his former teammates with the Dodgers, who counter with late-season acquisition Yu Darvish . Dodgers starter Rich Hill, who played college ball at MI, gave up two runs on three hits in four innings. Kenley Jansen retired all five batters he faced, striking out two, for the save. (more...)
Jose Mourinho not happy with Belgium over Romelu Lukaku Jose Mourinho not happy with Belgium over Romelu Lukaku
- October 10, 2017

Considering Belgium have already qualified for next year's World Cup, any aggravation of the injury that could impact his fitness back in England would undoubtedly infuriate United. However, United's selection problems in midfield could worsen still, with Paul Pogba reportedly set to be sidelined for even longer than first thought. (more...)
It's An Honour To Receive Offer From Juventus - Emre Can
- October 10, 2017

Despite his contract status, Can remains a key option in Liverpool's midfield and his brace against Hoffeheim in August helped the club to secure their return to the group stages of the Champions League . "It's always an honour to receive an offer from such a renowned club, but now I am only focused on the season with Liverpool", Can said. " My agent takes care of the rest ". (more...)
Man United Receive Good News; Phil Jones Expected to Face Liverpool Man United Receive Good News; Phil Jones Expected to Face Liverpool
- October 10, 2017

Manchester United go into the game on the back of a 4-0 win against Crystal Palace while the Reds go into the game following a frustrating 1-1 draw against Newcastle. Bailly will hope to return to Jose Mourinho's starting XI for the clash against Liverpool , which kicks off at 13h30 CAT on Saturday. What impact will these injuries have on United's upcoming games? United have conceded just two league goals this season and Mourinho sung Jones' praises earlier in the ... (more...)
Barclays PL - Manchester United's real test against Liverpool Barclays PL - Manchester United's real test against Liverpool
- October 10, 2017

If a defender misses three tackles he's off so it's no wonder they are cautious. It was nearly like a defeat for Klopp as they had already dropped a lot of points . But, prior to their encounter with Liverpool in the Premier League , they might witness the fitness of one of them. Man Utd now stands on the second spot with as many points as league leaders, Man City . (more...)
Bell wants Steelers to ride with him Bell wants Steelers to ride with him
- October 10, 2017

The Steelers have won five of the past six meetings with Kansas City, the lone loss coming at Arrowhead Stadium in a 2015 game started by backup quarterback Landry Jones when Roethlisberger was injured. "A lot of that is going to depend upon our performance when we get out there on Sunday". Tashaun Gipson caught two of the interceptions. "I think that is just the formula for winning", Bell said. (more...)
Ballon d'Or nominees: Harry Kane and Robert Lewandowski make the cut Ballon d'Or nominees: Harry Kane and Robert Lewandowski make the cut
- October 10, 2017

The post Neymar, Suarez, Kane make Ballon d'Or list appeared first on Vanguard News . Ronaldo is set to face competition competition from long-time rival Lionel Messi , who finished up as La Liga's top scorer with 37 goals - 12 ahead of Ronaldo - and helped Barcelona to Copa del Rey success in what was a largely disappointing season for the club. (more...)
Sampaoli turns to Argentina duo for World Cup qualifier Sampaoli turns to Argentina duo for World Cup qualifier
- October 10, 2017

Defending In Numbers is a new Deezer Originals football podcast, created by Squawka. Ronaldo is set to face competition competition from long-time rival Lionel Messi , who finished up as La Liga's top scorer with 37 goals - 12 ahead of Ronaldo - and helped Barcelona to Copa del Rey success in what was a largely disappointing season for the club. (more...)
Emre Can flattered by Juventus, Bayern Munich interest
- October 10, 2017

While both parties have repeatedly insisted there is little concern, speculation over Can's demand for parity with Liverpool's highest earners and a release clause is troubling. Asked about the possibility of joining Jurgen Klopp at Bayern Munich should the Reds boss opt to move to the Allianz-Arena, Can replied: "You never know what will happen". (more...)
NFLPA chief blasts teams for reportedly telling players to stand for anthem
- October 10, 2017

One NFL linebacker told The Root: "They didn't say what would happen". Fellow owners are in a tough position: they upset fans for not coming out with a statement like Jones' or they do. Team owners may be looking at the bottom line. Smith thinks Trump's motives for blasting the National Football League protests are less than pure. (more...)
Indians name Trevor Bauer starter Game 4 despite short rest Indians name Trevor Bauer starter Game 4 despite short rest
- October 10, 2017

The Yankees were very close to being at 1-1. Bauer will return on short rest to oppose Severino on Monday night when the Indians try to eliminate the Yankees in Game 4 of the ALDS at Yankee Stadium. Cleveland's first real threat occurred in the fourth inning when Kipnis tripled to deep right field. Bradley smacked his homer to right two batters later to make it 10-3. (more...)
PSG want the signing of Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea
- October 10, 2017

David de Gea has recently been linked with a move away from the Premier League with Spanish club Real Madrid reported to be his next destination. With Chelsea goalkeeper Thibault Courtois stalling on signing at new deal at Stamford Bridge , Real Madrid were expecting to have an embarrassment of goalkeeping riches to choose from next summer. (more...)
Cornerback Marcus Cooper inactive for Bears vs. Vikings Cornerback Marcus Cooper inactive for Bears vs. Vikings
- October 10, 2017

Bradford went 23-for-37 for 223 yards in that game, a 20-10 loss for Minnesota, while also taking five sacks behind what was already a significantly injury-thinned offensive line. Keenum has completed 61.0 percent of his passes for 755 yards and three touchdowns. Now, those two will be charged with slowing down a productive Vikings receiving corps that includes Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen. (more...)
Houston Texans' JJ Watt ruled out for the season Houston Texans' JJ Watt ruled out for the season
- October 10, 2017

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network , Watt was diagnosed with a tibial plateau fracture shortly after he was taken to the hospital. "That's ridiculous. "It hurts, a big blow to the team", Clowney said. They just need them to make a few stops each game. "So we've got to find a way to regroup because we've got a lot of season left". (more...)
Dwyane Wade secures Cavs' final starting job for Cleveland's opening night Dwyane Wade secures Cavs' final starting job for Cleveland's opening night
- October 10, 2017

Smith is a better 3-point shooter and defender than Wade, making Smith a more natural fit next to LeBron James and a maybe-more-ball-dominant Kevin Love . When Wade signed with the Cavs and joined them for practice on September 27, he was playing with the second unit. Cleveland was minus-37.4 without the King on the floor; they were minus-37.4 in 28 total minutes James wasn't playing! They aren't waiting till they are matched up against them in The NBA Finals to start preparing; ... (more...)
WCQ: Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku fit for Belgium's match against Cyprus WCQ: Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku fit for Belgium's match against Cyprus
- October 10, 2017

Fellaini has been ruled out of United's trip to Liverpool on Saturday because of strained medial knee ligaments, while on worldwide duty. According to the Daily Star, "A stretching programme was already in place for him prior to his injury", though it seems like further measures will need to be taken to stop the problem recurring. (more...)
Rafael Nadal routs Nick Kyrgios to win China Open title Rafael Nadal routs Nick Kyrgios to win China Open title
- October 10, 2017

Nadal , good friends with Dimitrov, will face temperamental Australian Nick Kyrgios in Sunday's final. However, the list, which was released on Monday, witnessed some changes as Swiss Stan Wawrinka moved to the eighth spot, while Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov dropped to the ninth position. (more...)
Emre Can: 'An honour to receive an offer from Juve' Emre Can: 'An honour to receive an offer from Juve'
- October 10, 2017

Klopp's Reds have been repeatedly criticised for their deficiencies at the back this term after shipping 12 goals in seven Premier League outings. Liverpool share the unwanted record of being one of two clubs that have conceded the most goals in the top half of the table. (more...)
Sixers give Joel Embiid max contract extension Sixers give Joel Embiid max contract extension
- October 10, 2017

ESPN also reports that there will be some salary cap protection for the 76ers in the event that Embiid is significantly injured. This extension will solidify the Sixers' intentions of making him one of the cornerstones of the team - showing just enough promise over 31 games played last season, sporting averages of 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, and 2.5 blocks on his rookie season. (more...)
Twins and Paul Molitor agree to a multi-year contract Twins and Paul Molitor agree to a multi-year contract
- October 10, 2017

Molitor, a St. Paul native, helped the Twins make history this season. The Twins season ended October 3 in an 8-4 loss to the Yankees in the American League Wild Card game. Then came the disastrous 2016 season in which the Twins lost 103 games, looking hapless in the field, on the base paths and on the mound. Molitor's three-year contract expired at season's end. (more...)
Project Loon service approved to serve recovering Puerto Rico Project Loon service approved to serve recovering Puerto Rico
- October 10, 2017

The license will provide bandwidth for the 900MHz land mobile band. Google started testing its Project Loon , which sends transmitters in balloons that are high-altitude to give large rural areas low-priced broadband. The project has an existing track record in Peru , where the company's Internet-providing balloons helped establish emergency communications after unrelenting rains and floods disabled areas of the country back in March. (more...)
'Only Maradona fans want Messi to miss World Cup' 'Only Maradona fans want Messi to miss World Cup'
- October 10, 2017

That being said, it is hard to see Argentina not stepping up to the challenge again and as a result I see them getting three points here. Man City manager and former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola is a keen admirer of the five time Balon d'Or victor, and only in August he speculated that he could be the next player to have his release clause triggered. (more...)
The Browns Have Benched DeShone Kizer The Browns Have Benched DeShone Kizer
- October 10, 2017

The Jets have won the past four meetings. After the offense was slow out of the gate, starting quarterback Josh McCown and the unit executed down the stretch in the Jets' 17-14 win over the Browns as the team extended its winning streak to three. (more...)
Jets Report Card: Gang Green does enough to pass Week 5 Jets Report Card: Gang Green does enough to pass Week 5
- October 10, 2017

The Jets are playing the 0-4 Browns on Sunday and to celebrate their trip to Cleveland , they chose to do a little trash-talking on the internet. The second half was a different story, McCown had more time in the pocket, allowing receivers to get open. The latter has been better than Kizer in limited duty this year, but if the Browns are already giving up on a second-round pick who has the league's worst wide-receiving corps at his disposal, what does that say about the coach who is ... (more...)