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Kansas City Chiefs remain unbeaten with win over Houston Texans Kansas City Chiefs remain unbeaten with win over Houston Texans
- October 11, 2017

Watt had another serious injury a year ago, when he missed 13 games because of a back injury . While the Texans would try their best to respond, they didn't have the giddy-up defensively to keep pace with Alex Smith and the Kansas City offense. (more...)
Arjen Robben left the national team! Arjen Robben left the national team!
- October 11, 2017

Robben grabbed the Dutch a second before the break with an outstanding first-time effort from Babel's cutback, meeting the ball ferociously with his left foot and bending it inside the side-netting. Sergio Ramos still wakes up in a cold sweat thinking about Robben sprinting past him during the Netherlands' 5-1 mauling of Spain in their opening group game. (more...)
Martin Atkinson to referee Liverpool vs Man Utd clash
- October 11, 2017

Jones missed United's Champions League clash with CSKA Moscow last month due to an ankle injury but returned to play the full 90 minutes during the 4-0 win over Crystal Palace before the global break. With a Paul Pogba , Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo already on the "long term" injury list, Manchester United were dealt more injury news earlier this week with the news that Marouane Fellaini will be out for two weeks after injuring his knee in Belgiums World Cup qualifier against Bosnia ... (more...)
Lionel Messi tells Barcelona they must not sign Antoine Griezmann Lionel Messi tells Barcelona they must not sign Antoine Griezmann
- October 11, 2017

It was claimed Barca wanted Griezmann to play alongside Messi and form a partnership under Ernesto Valverde . The France international's release clause now sits at £89m, but it is believed that the figure will increase significantly after July 1 next year. (more...)
Browns have yet to make decision on Week 6 quarterback Browns have yet to make decision on Week 6 quarterback
- October 11, 2017

Preseason predictions had the Jets only winning 2 or 3 games, but those are the same predictions that had the Giants winning the NFC East and making a deep run in the postseason. The lines opened with a 10.5 point spread for the Texans to cover that has lost a half-point since, and a 44 posted total that has gained a half-point since. (more...)
Gareth Bale 'urges Chris Coleman to stay on as Wales manager'
- October 11, 2017

Toshack, who managed the side between 2004 and 2010, explained Coleman's contract runs out at the end of next summer but he might want to take three or four days now to have a think about whether he wants to stay until then. "But right now, I'm thinking about the experience". Striker Sam Vokes said: "Chris didn't say anything about his future in the changing room. I think our approach will be quite similar to the one we had against Italy in Lille, where we knew before the game that a win ... (more...)
Who can Northern Ireland face? Who can Northern Ireland face?
- October 11, 2017

Elsewhere on Monday, Spain collected a meaningless 1-0 win over Israel (Azpilicueta finally played, the full game, too, as did Pedro), as did Italy over Albania with Zappacosta playing the final 30. "We just came up a bit short tonight", Coleman said. One thing that we'll probably be kicking ourselves about is looking at some of the games in the group that we could have got a result in. (more...)
He showed flashes, but Mitchell Trubisky wasn't yet the answer Monday night
- October 11, 2017

The touchdown and successful two-point conversion tied the game 17-17 with 12:24 left in the fourth quarter. Trubisky is going to have to be adept at calling out plays and audibles in his first run as the team's starter, but more importantly, John Timu is going to have to be a good communicator on defense . (more...)
France And Portugal Qualify For 2018 World Cup
- October 11, 2017

France sealed their place at Russian Federation 2018 with a 2-1 home victory over Belarus to finish top of Group A, with Sweden headed down the play-offs path despite a 2-0 away loss to the Netherlands . France and Portugal join Russia , Belgium , England , defending champions Germany, Iceland, Poland, Serbia, and Spain in next summer's showcase spectacle in Russia.the countdown begins now! Switzerland is now leading Group B of the tournament with 27 points but only has a ... (more...)
Buffon, Bonucci up for Ballon d'Or Buffon, Bonucci up for Ballon d'Or
- October 11, 2017

A two-time Golden Boot victor has also taken his Premier League tally to 84, from 123 appearances, as he seeks to first reach a century of strikes and then chase down Alan Shearer's record haul of 260. Messi's Argentina now only sit in sixth place in the South American qualification table, with only the top four sides qualifying directly and the fifth-placed team to go through an inter-continental playoff against Oceania representative New Zealand in November. (more...)
Surprising 3-2 Jets preparing to play Patriots for 1st place Surprising 3-2 Jets preparing to play Patriots for 1st place
- October 11, 2017

AFC, 7-1 in their last 8 games following an ATS win, and 8-2 in their last 10 games following a win. The preseason expectation was that the Patriots could be facing an 0-5 Jets team Sunday. "He uses all of his options", said Belichick. Each week, we are going to go through our three takeaways from each game and take stock of what we now know about the Jets. (more...)
Fox Faces $30M Suit Over Muhammad Ali Super Bowl Promo Fox Faces $30M Suit Over Muhammad Ali Super Bowl Promo
- October 10, 2017

The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of IL, charges that Fox used actual video of Ali, along with his slogans, including The Greatest and the Louisville Lip to say that like the fighter, the Super Bowl victor can claim to be the greatest. (more...)
Tom Brady suffers AC joint sprain in left shoulder Tom Brady suffers AC joint sprain in left shoulder
- October 10, 2017

According to Rapoport, Brady will not miss Sunday's game against the New York Jets (3-2). The Patriots do not have to submit an injury report until Wednesday. After the hit in Tampa, Brady stayed down for a bit, wincing in pain. He also took some blame for it, saying he isn't getting rid of the ball quickly enough. (more...)
Anthony Martial happy to stay at Old Trafford despite Arsenal interest Anthony Martial happy to stay at Old Trafford despite Arsenal interest
- October 10, 2017

The former Monaco starlet became the world's most expensive youngster when he joined United in 2015, for a fee rising to €60m. Nevertheless, the 21-year-old is widely expected to stay put in Manchester unless Wenger chose to cash out fancy numbers in terms of money to lure him away. (more...)
Man Utd boss Mourinho assesses Eintracht Frankfurt winger Gacinovic in Austria Man Utd boss Mourinho assesses Eintracht Frankfurt winger Gacinovic in Austria
- October 10, 2017

He was reportedly scouting Eintracht Frankfurt midfielder Mijat Gacinovic , according to the Guardian , but also saw current United midfielder Nemanja Matic score in his nation's 3-2 loss. The ex-Vojvodina ace can play across the midfield and has impressed with his high work rate. Also, Gacinovic is lauded for his ability to go past opponents easily while also being able to act as the creative focal point in midfield as well. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick's Girlfriend Nessa Diab Denies QB Will Stand for Anthem Colin Kaepernick's Girlfriend Nessa Diab Denies QB Will Stand for Anthem
- October 10, 2017

Furthermore, Kaepernick tweeted a series of tweets questioning the CBS report. "He's going to donate all his jersey sales and he's planning on standing for the anthem , if given the opportunity", La Canfora said. Giving La Canfora the benefit of the doubt, it seems as if he made an honest mistake during a rushed television interview and didn't adequately couch his statements . (more...)
Nick Kyrgios blames stomach bug for Shanghai Masters retirement Nick Kyrgios blames stomach bug for Shanghai Masters retirement
- October 10, 2017

Nick Kyrgios courted controversy once again at the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday, retiring midway through his match with Steve Johnson for seemingly no reason. Kyrgios was fined $16,500 by the ATP past year for deliberately throwing a game away during his second-round defeat by Mischa Zverev in Shanghai . (more...)
US men's soccer World Cup qualifying scenarios US men's soccer World Cup qualifying scenarios
- October 10, 2017

For a country that loves dramatic finishes, the U.S. Men's National Team has sure left it late. Turns out that the TTFA didn't take kindly to a few tweets from the USSF's Twitter account highlighting the state of the field. That, obviously, won't be the case on Tuesday, and that can create a mental trap for the players. "It was more comedic than anything", goalkeeper Tim Howard said . (more...)
Conor McGregor Reportedly Close To Signing Deal With WWE For WrestleMania
- October 10, 2017

But the Irishman is yet to defend the belt, having taken on Floyd Mayweather Junior in August at the same arena which hosted UFC 216 on Saturday night. "I honestly think that people would rather - like, I think people would rather see Conor vs. Diaz", he said. With more than 200,000 views on YouTube since the trailer was released on 5 October, UFC and MMA fans are excited about seeing the film. (more...)
Markelle Fultz Reportedly Changes Shooting Form Due To Shoulder Injury
- October 10, 2017

Against the Celtics, Fultz ignored his lower-half of his body and opted to raise the ball above his shoulders and flick free throws with mostly his wrists. At the end of the day, that's not an excuse for me. The Sixers' next preseason game is Wednesday in Brooklyn. In his first preseason game, he shot 2-of-13 from the field and looked out of sorts. (more...)
Kaepernick tells CBS he'll stand during national anthem Kaepernick tells CBS he'll stand during national anthem
- October 10, 2017

I can not believe they were fighting for a flag or a song, but hopefully they were fighting for freedom, peace and the promises that these symbols represent. "In that spirit, let's resolve that next week we will meet this challenge in a unified and positive way". But his refusal to stand for the national anthem in protest at police brutality and racial injustice became the NFL's biggest storyline of last season. (more...)
Aguero Returns To Manchester City Training After Car Crash Aguero Returns To Manchester City Training After Car Crash
- October 10, 2017

The Argentina worldwide was injured in a auto crash during a day off in the Netherlands and missed City's last Premier League game at Chelsea, a 1-0 win, and his country's World Cup qualifiers. City return to Premier League action this weekend when they take on Stoke City at the Etihad. The news means Aguero can continue to pursue Eric Brooks' record of 177 goals for Manchester City, although no particular timeline has been set on the Argentinian's return to first team action. (more...)
Former Bergen Catholic star Jarrett Guarantano to start at QB for Tennessee Former Bergen Catholic star Jarrett Guarantano to start at QB for Tennessee
- October 10, 2017

Tennessee redshirt freshman Jarrett Guarantano appears in line to make his first career start for the Vols this week after being elevated to first team on the depth chart on Tuesday. "Ever, '" offensive coordinator Larry Scott told Rivals on Monday. It was all over national TV. "He's done a really good job just mentally, understanding how to focus, how to be a great teammate, learning how to take the steps to be a quarterback". (more...)
'Israeli pitch invaders posed no threat to Spanish football team' 'Israeli pitch invaders posed no threat to Spanish football team'
- October 10, 2017

When he approached, the knife fell from his hands and he was arrested by the police before reaching the Isco , " says the Times of Israel . "We do not know yet where these reports have come from, they are false."I do not think Spain have been welcomed to a stadium outside of their country with as much affection as they were here". (more...)
Gators football team goes full reptile with green scaly uniforms Gators football team goes full reptile with green scaly uniforms
- October 10, 2017

The Florida Gators plan to debut their alternative alligator-inspired uniforms during Saturday's home football game. This will be the first time in school history that the Gators stray from their signature orange and blue look. And in these new gator hide monstrosities-designed to celebrate the 25th anniversary of "The Swamp"-Florida has crafted their very own pigskin Picasso". (more...)