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Bradford, Diggs out Sunday for Vikings Bradford, Diggs out Sunday for Vikings
- October 14, 2017

The Vikes have already been without star rookie running back Dalvin Cook, who tore his ACL in the Week 4 game against the Lions. Bradford, who has been nursing a knee injury ever since Week 1, played briefly on Monday night against Chicago before being pulled after apparently re-injuring his knee. (more...)
49ers release linebacker NaVorro Bowman 49ers release linebacker NaVorro Bowman
- October 14, 2017

Teams tried, but ultimately, San Francisco ended up releasing the talented linebacker. Bowman has been one of the NFL's best inside linebacker for several years and has battled his way back from serious lower extremity injuries to remain effective at 29 years old. (more...)
Liverpool's Mane out for up to six weeks
- October 14, 2017

Mane will be out of action for up to six weeks following a hamstring injury deep into the dying embers of Senegal's 2 - 0 qualifying stage win on Saturday. He says only Mane, Mohamed Salah and Philippe Coutinho are the sources of goals in the Reds team. Coutinho would perhaps provide the most attacking versatility, but taking him away from the middle of the park would be an issue for the overall balance and perhaps isolate him. (more...)
India reassures Aussies after rock thrown at team bus India reassures Aussies after rock thrown at team bus
- October 14, 2017

The Australian team bus was attacked in Guwahati after the second T20I. "India remains a graceful host", Rathore posted on his twitter account. "While no one was injured, the Australian players were understandably shaken up by the incident". (more...)
Arrested For Charged of Louisiana State University Fraternity Dead Arrested For Charged of Louisiana State University Fraternity Dead
- October 13, 2017

The arrest warrants detail yet another story of fraternity hazing in which a pledge event where new recruits are told to drink excessively has fatal consequences. "After completing our initial investigation into the events around September 13 and reviewing the charges brought today by local police, Phi Delta Theta has formally removed the membership of those charged in this incident". (more...)
Koeman not interested in Netherlands job amid Everton struggles Koeman not interested in Netherlands job amid Everton struggles
- October 13, 2017

That's the most important and nothing else. Although the recruitment was financed by the £75m sale of Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United, it did generate an expectation that Everton would be challenging at the other end of the table. There was a time where we had big footballers. "Belgium and Germany have adapted and we still have to react". "I'm very excited. It's been a really good week for us, we had the celebrations on Monday night and we're obviously delighted we've made it to the ... (more...)
Toro Rosso keep F1 guessing ahead of US Grand Prix Toro Rosso keep F1 guessing ahead of US Grand Prix
- October 13, 2017

Brendon Hartley , Timo Bernhard and Earl Bamber win 2017 Le Mans. Who Gasly's replacement will be is yet to be confirmed, but the Frenchman is expected to be back in a Formula 1 seat at Toro Rosso for the final three races of the season, and is still the most likely replacement for Sainz Jr.in 2018. (more...)
Boston Partners Decreases Stake in Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)
- October 13, 2017

It has underperformed by 7.20% the S&P500. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX ) has received an average recommendation of "Hold" from the twenty-five brokerages that are now covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Strs Ohio reported 389,919 shares. Aperio Group Limited Liability Co holds 139,344 shares. Meritage Portfolio Management decreased Centurylink (NYSE:CTL) stake by 105,095 shares to 90,495 valued at $2.16M in 2017Q2. (more...)
West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic: 'Joe Hart doesn't deserve criticism' West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic: 'Joe Hart doesn't deserve criticism'
- October 13, 2017

While this should be a very close game, I am going to predict that Burnley will win this game. He was man of the match. 'You didn't have that feeling from the the commentator saying it was a penalty (when Hart clipped Josip Ilicic) - it wasn't a penalty. (more...)
NCAA: No Academic Violations at UNC NCAA: No Academic Violations at UNC
- October 13, 2017

From left, in August 16, 2017, file photos, University of North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey, University of North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham, University of North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams, University of North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora and University of North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell arrive at an NCAA hearing in Nashville, Tenn. (more...)
Penn State preparing for Texas A&M to make run at James Franklin Penn State preparing for Texas A&M to make run at James Franklin
- October 13, 2017

He led Penn State to the Big Ten title in 2016, a little over four years after the Nittany Lions were levied with devastating NCAA penalties due to the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Kevin Sumlin is still the head football coach at Texas A&M! If they can navigate that SEC slate with just one loss, they'd be 9-3 heading into bowl season. (more...)
Chelsea's Kante ruled out for three weeks Chelsea's Kante ruled out for three weeks
- October 13, 2017

As you know very well we have three injured players. The one bright piece of news in all this doom and gloom is that Alvaro Morata, the one marquee name that Chelsea did manage to pick up in the summer, looks set to return from injury much quicker than originally expected, and has even suggested he may be available for this weekends game against bottom club Crystal Palace - though that seems very unlikely. (more...)
Sergio Aguero 'ready' for Man City return after Amsterdam crash Sergio Aguero 'ready' for Man City return after Amsterdam crash
- October 13, 2017

Aguero's injuries were expected to keep him out of action for between two and four weeks but the 29-year-old realises the accident could have left him in a much worse condition. "Messi is like Ronaldo -they are players who are symbols of their clubs and it's hard for them to leave". Aguero's injuries forced him to miss Argentina's crucial final World Cup qualifiers but Messi rescued a troubled campaign to secure a place in Russian Federation next summer with a stunning hat-trick against ... (more...)
Tianjin Open: Maria Sharapova beats Stefanie Voegele to reach semi-final Tianjin Open: Maria Sharapova beats Stefanie Voegele to reach semi-final
- October 13, 2017

For a spot in the semifinals, Sharapova will play qualifier Stefanie Voegele , a 6-2, 6-3 victor over fifth seed Yulia Putintseva in one hour and 37 minutes. But Voegele quickly let Sharapova back on serve, double faulting down break point in the very next game. She saw off 71st-ranked Linette in just over 98 minutes to reach only her second quarter-final since her return to action. (more...)
ALCS Preview: Houston Astros Vs. New York Yankees ALCS Preview: Houston Astros Vs. New York Yankees
- October 13, 2017

It might be surprising to discover that Judge was not only the least clutch player in Major League Baseball, but the least clutch player in Major League Baseball going back to 1974. One key stat to know: There's no effective way to pitch Altuve, which is why he rates as the AL MVP frontrunner. The Yankees begin that challenge Friday night with the start of the ALCS after rallying from an 0-2 deficit against the heavily favored Indians. (more...)
Eddie Howe comments on Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen Eddie Howe comments on Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen
- October 13, 2017

While they are capable of spending significant amounts on some occasions, Tottenham have mainly focused on retaining their existing players, with the majority of the squad having signed new deals over the past couple of seasons. This was announced on the Premier League's verified Twitter handle on Friday. "We kept Jamie Vardy quiet who's another good striker in our last game and if we can do that again we'll be happy". (more...)
U.S. soccer flop highlights National Football League (and Pads) advantage U.S. soccer flop highlights National Football League (and Pads) advantage
- October 13, 2017

Why such confidence? There were 27 possible outcome combinations of the three CONCACAF qualifying games on Tuesday night and only one of them would result in the Americans being left out of the World Cup for the first time since 1986. Whether wholesale changes are made from the top-down or not, something needs to change. "There's no finger-pointing or excuses; it's all on us". US Soccer has eight licenses one must undergo if they want to be a top level manager. (more...)
Shanghai Masters: Rafael Nadal beats Grigor Dimitrov to reach semi-finals Shanghai Masters: Rafael Nadal beats Grigor Dimitrov to reach semi-finals
- October 13, 2017

Albert had to dig deep in the third game of the second set, saving 4 break points, but he couldn't do the same next time around, as Cilic broke him in game 5, converting his 7th break point since the start of the match. The Croatian, bidding to reach the season-ending ATP Finals in London, grabbed the critical break in the sixth game of the first set on his way to a comprehensive 6-3, 6-4 victory over the unseeded Spaniard. (more...)
Rishard Matthews will leave NFL if told to stand for national anthem Rishard Matthews will leave NFL if told to stand for national anthem
- October 13, 2017

This comes after NFL teams across the country began kneeling or staying in their locker rooms during the national anthem because of statements by President Donald Trump . Last month, Matthews pledged to donate $75,000 to organizations that support oppressed communities. "Moving forward, I don't want this to be a publicity stunt", Matthews told ESPN last month. (more...)
5 reasons why Jets fans can hate - and respect - Tom Brady 5 reasons why Jets fans can hate - and respect - Tom Brady
- October 13, 2017

Brady (left shoulder) and Gronkowski (thigh) were limited participants in Thursday's practice session, as were running back Rex Burkhead (ribs), cornerback Stephon Gilmore (ankle), linebacker Dont'a Hightower (knee), linebacker Elandon Roberts (ankle), special teamer Matthew Slater (hamstring). (more...)
Green Bay Packers: Aaron Jones' emergence adds to offense Green Bay Packers: Aaron Jones' emergence adds to offense
- October 13, 2017

The Pack got off to a slow start to the season, going just 1-1, with their star quarterback and two-time league MVP Aaron Rodgers looking uncharacteristically rusty in those first few games. They have a decent shot at winning the race to 10 points, which pays +110 on Sports Interaction; a Minnesota TD as the first scoring play comes in at +240. (more...)
National Football League commissioner's wife was using anonymous tweets to defend him National Football League commissioner's wife was using anonymous tweets to defend him
- October 13, 2017

Skinner Goodell has since deleted the account. That was the clue that tipped WSJ off that Jane Skinner Goodell was behind it. "I'm also a wife and a mom", she continued. "Give him credit." Much like a senator willing to take on the president, Roger Goodell is showing courage when he dodges opportunities to mention the actual issues that players are protesting, police brutality and institutionalized racism. (more...)
Jordan: Super teams hurt the NBA
- October 13, 2017

As a response to the Golden State Warriors juggernaut, teams such as the Houston Rockets, Oklahoma City Thunder, Cleveland Cavaliers , Boston Celtics and Minnesota Timberwolves loaded up with All-Stars this offseason. Jordan' s spokesperson Estee Portnoy said Jordan was largely spurred by a 2014 study from Harvard and the University of California that found poor children in Charlotte have the worst odds of those in any big USA city to lift themselves out of poverty. (more...)
Regina house, condo prices down: Royal Lepage Regina house, condo prices down: Royal Lepage
- October 13, 2017

That's virtually tied with the Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge region for the highest increase of the 53 markets across Canada surveyed by Royal Lepage, and it's more than twice as high as the 13.3 per cent increase seen nationally. Bungalow prices increased by 24 per cent to about $487,000. Hamilton and Kitchener/Waterloo/Cambridge came out on top with the biggest annual price gains in the region of 27.9 per cent and 28 per cent, respectively. (more...)
Merson: If Wenger was Redknapp, Arsenal would win the league Merson: If Wenger was Redknapp, Arsenal would win the league
- October 13, 2017

Initially he made a good start to life at the Emirates Stadium, playing 23 times in his first Premier League campaign at the club - one more appearance than he managed at Southampton the previous year. He thinks Arsenal would have won more trophies under Wenger if he was as astute as Redknapp is. Social media was quick to respond with laughter and bemusement at Merson's comparison of three-time Premier League and seven-time FA Cup victor Wenger with Harry Redknapp . (more...)