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Robbie Lawler vs. Rafael dos Anjos to headline UFC on FOX 26 Robbie Lawler vs. Rafael dos Anjos to headline UFC on FOX 26
- October 13, 2017

Tickets for the show go on sale to the public on October 20th, and to Fight Club members on October 18th. The UFC said prices will be released soon. Misha Cirkunov (13-3). The eighth-ranked Cirkunov, from Toronto, has won eight of his last nine fights. Lawler ultimately came up short against Woodley via first-round knockout. (more...)
Reporter checks Kentucky Wildcats' John Calipari during FBI investigation question Reporter checks Kentucky Wildcats' John Calipari during FBI investigation question
- October 13, 2017

Tipton's question came after Calipari already had emphasized that he'd rather talk about his program than the investigation, or the fallout at other programs, specifically that of Louisville. There's no one - we haven't been contacted, the NCAA hasn't contacted. When Tipton reiterated the news had been "reported", Calipari responded, "Oh, that makes it true". (more...)
Aussie Smith leads CIMB Classic Aussie Smith leads CIMB Classic
- October 13, 2017

Australian Cameron Smith, ranked number 151 in the world, took the lead with a sparkling eight-under-par 64. The 67 on Thursday marked the 11th time he scored 70 or under in last 13 rounds at the TPC Kuala Lumpur. Hideki Matsuyama, the 2016 runner-up, faltered with two bogeys to sit with Thomas in a tie for 23rd place. The last player to win his first start in a tour event was Jim Benepe at the 1988 Western Open. (more...)
Liverpool Could Kick Off At 12:30pm On Christmas Eve Liverpool Could Kick Off At 12:30pm On Christmas Eve
- October 13, 2017

In an official statement (see below), the Premier League have confirmed that the above is the case - saying that Richard Scudamore "was unable to comment regarding earlier kick-off times on that date (Christmas Eve) as discussions between the Premier League and the clubs are ongoing". (more...)
Ireland to make Test debut at home to Pakistan in May
- October 13, 2017

Agreement was reached during the International Cricket Council meeting in Auckland, with the match's date and venue yet to be confirmed. Ireland played their first one-day worldwide against England in 2006 and qualified for the World Cup the following year, where they beat Pakistan and Bangladesh. (more...)
Surging Yankees will give favored Astros tough battle Surging Yankees will give favored Astros tough battle
- October 13, 2017

Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorious homered twice in the series clinching victory, as the Yanks chased Indians ace Corey Kluber early in the game and never looked back. Being able to use David Robertson, Tommy Kahnle, and Aroldis Chapman across multiple innings kept the Yankees in their ALDS matchup. It's what happened in the wild-card game, as well as Game 5 of the ALDS. (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott loses in appeals court; clearing way for suspension Ezekiel Elliott loses in appeals court; clearing way for suspension
- October 13, 2017

The Cowboys are on bye for Week 6. If the suspension picks up for Week 7, starting on October 22, Elliott wouldn't be eligible to play until November 30 against the Washington Redskins. Mazzant granted the NFLPA's request for a preliminary injunction. When the union filed its case in defense of Elliott in Texas, the N.F.L. filed a separate motion in the Southern District of NY, where it argued that that court was the appropriate venue for the league and players to settle their disputes. (more...)
Jamie Carragher names Premier League team of 2017... and it's class Jamie Carragher names Premier League team of 2017... and it's class
- October 12, 2017

Chelsea may be placing a lowly fourth behind Manchester United , Man City and Tottenham Hotspur , but their squad still possesses some of the best quality in the English top flight according to Jamie Carragher . "We are three or four years in now and I think we will be saying the same in 10 years about him being the main striker in the Premier League". If we were to continue our run up until the new year we would no doubt put a dent in the lead the top two now hold over us, and I would be ... (more...)
Tyler Eifert to undergo season-ending surgery Tyler Eifert to undergo season-ending surgery
- October 12, 2017

Eifert injured his ankle in the 2016 Pro Bowl following a breakout year. The Bengals made a move that reflects that decision as they placed Eifert on injured reserve Thursday. When healthy, Eifert is easily one of the best tight ends in the league. He has just four catches for 46 yards in two games this season. Tyler Kroft has stepped up in Eifert's absence with 14 receptions for 139 yards and two touchdowns. (more...)
Pro teams are avoiding Trump hotels Pro teams are avoiding Trump hotels
- October 12, 2017

Of the teams that responded, 18 declined to comment and 71 indicated that they hadn't stayed at Trump hotels in recent years. Last season, Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago didn't host the Los Angeles Dodgers when they faced the Cubs in the NLCS despite staying there earlier in the season. (more...)
Del Potro dumps Zverev out of Shanghai ATP Del Potro dumps Zverev out of Shanghai ATP
- October 12, 2017

Nadal hadn't won an ATP hard-court title in more than three years until the U.S. Open last month, and now he's gunning for his third in five weeks. However, the 16th seed outlasted 20-year-old Zverev in the second-set tie-break to take it to a decider. (more...)
Abeona Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:ABEO) Shorted Shares Increased 21.44% After Market Selling
- October 12, 2017

Citigroup issued its first research report on the stock setting a rating of "Buy". They set an "outperform" rating and a $23.00 price target on the stock. The insider, WIDER TODD, now holds 75,000 shares of ABEO. Deprince Race And Zollo invested in 0.9% or 604,272 shares. United States Steel And Carnegie Pension Fund accumulated 2.42% or 799,806 shares. (more...)
Sergio Aguero: 'Many players go overseas on days off' Sergio Aguero: 'Many players go overseas on days off'
- October 12, 2017

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has spoken of his vehicle accident last month. Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu has claimed several times that Messi's renewal has already been actioned and just needs to be announced, but the clock keeps ticking and that confirmation is yet to be made. (more...)
Bryan Nehman On US Soccer Not Going To The World Cup Bryan Nehman On US Soccer Not Going To The World Cup
- October 12, 2017

Although the US still would have advanced with help in other matches, Panama earned a 2-1 win over Costa Rica to clinch a World Cup berth in third while Honduras' 3-2 victory against Mexico was enough to secure a playoff date with Australia. (more...)
Arsene Wenger confirms Shkodran Mustafi facing up to six weeks out Arsene Wenger confirms Shkodran Mustafi facing up to six weeks out
- October 12, 2017

Hal Robson-Kanu of West Bromwich Albion and Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal battle for the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion at Emirates Stadium on September 25, 2017 in London, England. 'If he has no pain on his Achilles tendon he will play'. "Now don't get me wrong, I don't run the most, we've got a lot of players that do that, but my numbers are good so I'm happy". (more...)
Kyrgios fined after controversial Shanghai exit Kyrgios fined after controversial Shanghai exit
- October 12, 2017

Kyrgios' immediate playing future is again under threat following his latest retirement which came after he lost the first-set tie break to American Steve Johnson . Still Schwartzman refused to go quietly in the second set, before Federer went through 7-6, 6-4. I'm good at hitting a tennis ball at the net. "Obviously didn't have a great one a year ago, obviously got suspended after that". (more...)
Sanchez and Ozil could leave in January, admits Wenger Sanchez and Ozil could leave in January, admits Wenger
- October 12, 2017

However, this week has seen suggestions a January move could be possible, with Manchester City still interested after their strong summer attempts failed. But with Arsenal reluctant to let him leave for free at the end of the campaign, Wenger admits they could cash in on him in the New Year. Meanwhile, Wenger refuted suggestions that Jack Wilshere have to leave Arsenal in January in order to get the game time to push his claim for an England World Cup place. (more...)
Columbia's Radamel Falcao admits discussing draw with Peru's Renato Tapia Columbia's Radamel Falcao admits discussing draw with Peru's Renato Tapia
- October 12, 2017

Peru's Renato Tapia has revealed that Falcao informed him that both Colombia and Peru would qualify if the scoreline didn't change, although he denied that a deal had been agreed not to go for a victor. "Obviously, at the end, we knew what the other results were and you tell yourself: "calm it down a bit, we mustn't take any risks". One-by-one he makes his way around the Peru back line - even appearing to gently push one player over to his nearby team-mates to pass on a message. (more...)
AFC Asian Cup | Macau defeated 4-1 by India after strong start AFC Asian Cup | Macau defeated 4-1 by India after strong start
- October 12, 2017

Rowllin Borges opened the scoring with a fine volley in the 28th minute, skipper Sunil Chetri restored the lead in the 60th minute, after the hosts conceded one. That was not to be the last goal of the match as Jeje , who had an attempt blocked in the 78th minute and missed another in the 87th minute, made amends by converting a pass from Chhetri during an injury time corner to lend an emphatic touch to the scoreline. (more...)
Shanghai Masters: Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer off to winning starts Shanghai Masters: Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer off to winning starts
- October 12, 2017

Federer defeated Diego Schwartzman 7-6 (4), 6-4, winning the match with his 14th ace on his second match point. So I hope that I will feel the benefit now while other guys are maybe getting a bit exhausted. 1 Rafael Nadal in the second round. But from 2-0 up in the tie break Schwartzman lost five points in a row and a relieved Federer clenched his fist when he finally prevailed in the set. (more...)
Fox, Nike Among Biggest Losers After US Fails To Reach World Cup Fox, Nike Among Biggest Losers After US Fails To Reach World Cup
- October 12, 2017

Former U.S. Soccer star and current ESPN analyst Taylor Twellman has lost patience with the American national team after its failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. USMNT head coach Bruce Arena won 71 games as National Team head coach from 1998 to 2006 and drove the U.S. to a World Cup quarterfinal in 2002. 'Certainly, I think if our league [the MLS] continues to grow it benefits the national team program, ' Arena told reporters Tuesday. (more...)
NFL Betting: New England Patriots vs. New York Jets - Week 6 NFL Betting: New England Patriots vs. New York Jets - Week 6
- October 12, 2017

Both teams come into the game fresh off a win, and both teams are tied in first place. Tom Brady has been as good at 40 as he's been his whole career, throwing 11 touchdowns and just 1 interception, while also leading the league in passing yards. (more...)
Jose Mourinho breaks silence after Man United star's injury setback Jose Mourinho breaks silence after Man United star's injury setback
- October 12, 2017

Belgium boss Roberto Martinez insists he remains on good terms with Jose Mourinho , despite the knee injury sustained by Marouane Fellaini while on global duty. Mourinho won the Europa League with Manchester United last season. "And you are right, at Anfield I've had great moments and I've had bad moments". (more...)
Panama president declares national holiday after historic World Cup qualification Panama president declares national holiday after historic World Cup qualification
- October 12, 2017

Panama evened up the scores at 1-all against their local rivals just after halftime however multiple replays seem to show the ball never crossed the line. Defeat to Trinidad and Tobago, when their fate was still in their own hands, was a sore one to take but events in
the Panama game have simply rubbed salt in open wounds. (more...)
Adrian Peterson trade moves Alvin Kamara, Mark Ingram up the charts Adrian Peterson trade moves Alvin Kamara, Mark Ingram up the charts
- October 12, 2017

Mark (Ingram ) could have done it as well but the young guy was someone that they were intrigued about and he pretty much got the role". Peterson is about to get the playing time he craves, and New Orleans now has a backfield picture that is far more clear than it was a couple of days ago. (more...)