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Dale Earnhardt Jr., Amy Earnhardt Expecting First Child Dale Earnhardt Jr., Amy Earnhardt Expecting First Child
- October 17, 2017

NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr . sent shockwaves through the social media world when he announced Monday that he and wife Amy are expecting a baby girl. And it would be weird not being a race-car driver if I have a daughter or son. He finished seventh in Sunday's Alabama 500 at Talladega Superspeedway and heads into his last race at the Kansas Speedway this coming weekend for the Hollywood Casino 400. (more...)
Newcastle owner Mike Ashley officially puts the club up for sale Newcastle owner Mike Ashley officially puts the club up for sale
- October 17, 2017

Newcastle officially announced that they were up for sale yesterday, with Mike Ashley looking to sell up. This time, though, it seems the club really could be about to change hands. "Clubs the size of Newcastle aren't bought and sold every day". The club said they were willing to listen to offers that would be capable of "delivering sustained investment" toward achieving their ambitions in the top flight. (more...)
Bucs QB leaves game with shoulder injury Bucs QB leaves game with shoulder injury
- October 17, 2017

In his absence, Ryan Fitzpatrick will be subbing in for however long Winston is out. Winston exited in the second quarter with the Buccaneers down 21-0. NBC's Mike Florio was reporting that X-rays on his shoulder were negative after the game, but according to head coach Dirk Koetter, Winston will have an MRI today. (more...)
JR Smith guarantees LeBron James will be ready to go against Celtics JR Smith guarantees LeBron James will be ready to go against Celtics
- October 17, 2017

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James briefly worked out his injured left ankle during practice on Sunday, but it's unclear if he'll suit up for Tuesday's season opener against former teammate Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics . Irving's 3-pointer in the waning moments of Game 7 in 2016 lifted Cleveland to the city's first championship since 1964. "People were throwing batteries at us". (more...)
Liverpool can cope without Senegal's Sadio Mane - Jurgen Klopp Liverpool can cope without Senegal's Sadio Mane - Jurgen Klopp
- October 17, 2017

Yes, United have dropped two points behind Man City in the table, but, as Mourinho said after the game, the Premier League campaign is a marathon. Draws are draws, and goalless draws are the epitome of the "football is boring" argument. "I never saw a celebration like this for 1-0 after 60 minutes - I thought it was a Golden Goal in a World Cup final!" If you don't want to wait, don't wait. (more...)
Dejan Lovren: Romelu Lukaku 'stamp' deliberate Dejan Lovren: Romelu Lukaku 'stamp' deliberate
- October 17, 2017

The Football Association chose not to pursue a case against the Belgian despite protestations from Lovren during the game that he took a whack to his face. "They have had nine Champions League games so far (including qualification rounds) and that is quality and mentality."We want to go to the next round and we know we now play Maribor twice". (more...)
A New Challenger For Joshua Has Been Found Following Pulev Injury A New Challenger For Joshua Has Been Found Following Pulev Injury
- October 17, 2017

With Parker eventually going for and winning the WBO version of the title Pulev became the number one contender but his injury has led to Takam getting the title shot as the number three contender. Hearn says "it's a hard position for AJ". The bout is scheduled for 28 October at Cardiff's Principality Stadium, with more than 70,000 tickets already sold. (more...)
NaVorro Bowman will reportedly sign one-year deal with Raiders NaVorro Bowman will reportedly sign one-year deal with Raiders
- October 17, 2017

He has a history with injuries, including rupturing his left Achilles on October 2 against the Cowboys last season. Bowman was released on his request last Friday after seven-plus seasons with the 49ers. The eight-year veteran earned First-Team All-Pro honors four times in his career (2011-13, 2015), as well as three trips to the Pro Bowl (2013-14, 2016). (more...)
Tiger cleared by doctors to return to golf Tiger cleared by doctors to return to golf
- October 17, 2017

What does it mean? And yet, considering that he did say he could forsee a scenario where he doesn't come back to competitive golf - we aren't going to get too far ahead of ourselves. "I didn't know if I was going to be able to be here, because I couldn't ride in a cart". He has now taken a major step forward in his return to the game. (more...)
Quickie reaction: Dolphins upset Falcons, 20-17 a huge win Quickie reaction: Dolphins upset Falcons, 20-17 a huge win
- October 17, 2017

The result: a stunning 20-17 victory for the Dolphins. After the Dolphins' furious comeback culminated in a 20-17 victory over the Falcons, Atlanta safety Ricardo Allen said he found Miami's offense to be relatively predictable. "It takes defense, and the defense went out there, and they played the way they did in the second half. Sometimes, that's how it goes". Now at 3-2, the Dolphins are back in the AFC playoff race. (more...)
Joe Maddon draws deserved criticism for using John Lackey over Wade Davis Joe Maddon draws deserved criticism for using John Lackey over Wade Davis
- October 17, 2017

After sleeping on the issue, Maddon still felt the same way ahead of Sunday's NLCS Game 2. Maddon was expanding on his explanation from Sunday, in which he told reporters that he only wanted Davis to enter the game if the Cubs got the lead and he did not want to have him warm up and not pitch. (more...)
5 things FP learned from the Premier League this weekend 5 things FP learned from the Premier League this weekend
- October 17, 2017

Aside from a Champions League win over Borussia Dortmund, Wembley has been a house of horrors for Tottenham, who were unbeaten at home in the league at White Hart Lane last season. Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho reacts on the sidelines during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield, Liverpool, England, Saturday, Oct. (more...)
Lisa Wilkinson leaves Nine and joins Ten after pay battle Lisa Wilkinson leaves Nine and joins Ten after pay battle
- October 17, 2017

Lisa Wilkinson's ex Today Show colleagues have taken a moment to thank the former anchor after she blindsided the panel with her decision to jump ship to Channel Ten . "Thanks so much to everyone for all your lovely messages". 'It came as a bit of a shock to us, ' Karl confessed, as he read each one out. I have some more news. (more...)
LaMarcus Aldridge agrees to 3-year, $72.3 million extension with Spurs LaMarcus Aldridge agrees to 3-year, $72.3 million extension with Spurs
- October 17, 2017

The Spurs veteran forward on Tuesday (AEDT) signed a three-year contract extension worth $72.3 with the team, The Vertical reported . Aldridge joined the Spurs in the summer of 2015, receiving All-Star honors in his first season with the team. (more...)
Louisville fires Pitino 'with just cause' Louisville fires Pitino 'with just cause'
- October 16, 2017

Steve Pence, the attorney representing Pitino, stated in a letter that the decision to place the coach on administrative leave was "in material breach of the terms" of Pitino's contract. Pitino reportedly stands to lose the $44 million remaining in salary and bonuses on his contract through the 2025-26 season since he was sacked with cause. (more...)
Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC)
- October 16, 2017

It closed at $42.61 lastly. Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC ) has risen 9.67% since October 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500. 110 funds opened positions while 566 raised stakes. Wells Fargo's misgivings have hurt the bank on two fronts over recent quarters. Cambiar Invsts Ltd Liability invested in 0.97% or 1.11M shares. (more...)
United States of America up against Paraguayan flair United States of America up against Paraguayan flair
- October 16, 2017

Sitting next to Weah at a post-match news conference, USA coach John Hackworth was asked whether this win would compensate for the senior national team's loss last week at Trinidad and Tobago, which eliminated the Americans from the big World Cup in Russian Federation next year. (more...)
'Impossible to be like Messi' - Guardiola says De Bruyne lags Barcelona great 'Impossible to be like Messi' - Guardiola says De Bruyne lags Barcelona great
- October 16, 2017

In a week where the Premier League returned from the global break, we were treated to an avalanche of goals, upsets and controversy. Guardiola is reluctant however to burden De Bruyne, 26, with comparisons with Messi, who has won the Ballon d'Or four times. (more...)
Boston Red Sox to interview candidate for new manager Boston Red Sox to interview candidate for new manager
- October 16, 2017

The interview is expected take place in NY on Sunday, when the Astros arrive in town during an off day of the ALCS against the Yankees. The Red Sox previously asked for and received permission from the Astros to speak with Cora, 41. Cora, a former major league infielder who is well respected for his communication skills, has interviewed for previous managerial openings with the Rangers and Diamondbacks. (more...)
'Muhammad Amir is the best bowler I've faced', says Virat Kohli 'Muhammad Amir is the best bowler I've faced', says Virat Kohli
- October 16, 2017

The Rubik's Cube was invented in 1974 by Erno Rubik, a Hungarian professor of architecture. Kohli had first praised Amir after the pacer's brilliant spell at the time of the Asia Cup in 2016 when he said: "I would like to complement Mohammad Amir for the way he bowled". (more...)
Wales bring in ARU-style selection policy Wales bring in ARU-style selection policy
- October 16, 2017

It was created to keep players in Wales, but the policy did not work, with star names in the Aviva Premiership including George North, Liam Williams, Jamie Roberts and Taulupe Faletau, while Dan Biggar will join Northampton next season and his Wales and Ospreys half back partner Rhys Webb will link-up with Toulon in France. (more...)
Real Madrid boss Zidane hails Tottenham striker Harry Kane as 'complete player' Real Madrid boss Zidane hails Tottenham striker Harry Kane as 'complete player'
- October 16, 2017

Varane and Casemiro didn't even make the squad while Isco played just the last 20 minutes of the game as Real Madrid were looking to score a goal to win the game . "It is a special place and playing Real will be special for any player with the history they have". "He [Lloris] will do everything he can to stop us winning", Zidane said . (more...)
Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater (knee) cleared to practice Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater (knee) cleared to practice
- October 16, 2017

As Bridgewater prepares for his potential return, the Vikings are still waiting to see about the health of Sam Bradford , who missed his fourth game of the season on Sunday with his own left knee issues. Really bad. That's not to say the Minnesota Vikings' starting quarterback isn't capable of performing well. He was replaced by Case Keenum late in the second quarter, who led Minnesota to a 20-17 win and will get the start Sunday. (more...)
Celebrity Classico: Ranbir and co go down fighting against Virat's team Celebrity Classico: Ranbir and co go down fighting against Virat's team
- October 16, 2017

Many of them were seen cheering her and taking pictures. So, what kind of drama you expect when Ranbir and Virat compete against each other on a battlefield? The giants of Indian cricket team, Indian legends from tennis and the dominant stars of the Indian film industry go head-to-head in what promises to be an enthralling match in Andheri Sports Complex on October 15th, aiming to raise funds for charity. (more...)
Napoli should rest stars against Manchester City - De Laurentiis Napoli should rest stars against Manchester City - De Laurentiis
- October 16, 2017

City demolished Stoke 7-2 on Saturday to move two points clear at the top of the table and are attracting rave reviews for the high quality of their attack-minded football, with 37 goals in 11 games in all competitions so far. I will show my players on Monday and Tuesday how good a game Napoli are going to play. Whatever happens in that contest, Napoli will head to England in midweek in buoyant mood and confident that they can be the ones to offer a first bump in the road for ... (more...)