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Venus beats Muguruza to reach WTA Semi-finals Venus beats Muguruza to reach WTA Semi-finals
- October 27, 2017

A break in the second set's sixth game, her fifth of the match, and a subsequent hold wrapped up an impressive victory for the world No. 7. World number three Karolina Pliskova remains confident she can rebound from a disappointing straight sets loss to Jelena Ostapenko in the WTA Finals on Thursday, as the Czech prepares for her semifinal debut in Singapore . (more...)
Real Madrid President Perez Denies Interest In Kane Real Madrid President Perez Denies Interest In Kane
- October 27, 2017

The match at Old Trafford kicks off at 12:30BST on Saturday, with TV coverage in the United Kingdom on Sky Sports Premier League . "We scored two goals and it looked like the game was over but we showed a lack of aggression and concede three in 15 minutes". (more...)
Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Altuve win Hank Aaron Award as top hitters
- October 27, 2017

That year, he also led the National League in home runs, but finished second in the NL MVP chase. Over the next three seasons, baseball's home run king is owed a reasonable (for his talent) $77M before a potential opt-out clause arrives heading into the 2020 season. (more...)
Machado is Orioles' lone Gold Glove finalist
- October 27, 2017

The 27-year-old Galvis is hardly a surprising finalist. "In a perverse way, I think Addy getting hurt probably helped a lot because he had to play shortstop and that gave him a different perspective, and with that different perspective you saw him really elevate his game in a sense that he started making the routine play routinely". (more...)
Brit faces media ahead of Joshua vs Takam Brit faces media ahead of Joshua vs Takam
- October 26, 2017

It's a hard position for AJ having prepared meticulously for the style and height of Pulev, he now faces a completely different style and challenge in Takam - this hasn't happened in his career before but he is ready for all comers on October 28". (more...)
Watch Raiders' Marshawn Lynch Flatten High School Players Amid NFL Suspension Watch Raiders' Marshawn Lynch Flatten High School Players Amid NFL Suspension
- October 26, 2017

If they can tackle Lynch, then they can tackle any high school running back they'll face. In the post, Lynch said: "Just keep workin it will happen no matter what!Yes lawd!" Lynch wrote in the video's caption. Thanks to his one-game suspension, Marshawn Lynch had to find a different way to stay in football shape this week. With the video, Lynch appears to be trying to stay in shape since he's not allowed to rejoin his team until October 30. (more...)
Cubs continue coaching carousel with more sweeping changes Cubs continue coaching carousel with more sweeping changes
- October 26, 2017

Then on Thursday, the team completely re-tooled its coaching staff announcing the hirings of Chili Davis, Brian Butterfield, and Andy Haines. He was with the Cubs in that position since 2015. He also worked in the same capacity with the Toronto Blue Jays and was also a bench coach in Toronto for two seasons in addition to two years as a first-base coach with the New York Yankees. (more...)
Injured du Plessis to be out of action for 6 weeks Injured du Plessis to be out of action for 6 weeks
- October 26, 2017

Bangladesh were hit by injuries, notably to leading bowler Mustafizur Rahman, who missed all three matches, and opening batsman Tamim Iqbal, who only played in one game. Dane Paterson, the fast bowler, was South Africa's most successful bowler with 3/44. In a sad but amusing side development, Quinton de Kock was seen wearing Hashim Amla's playing shirt because his was stolen overnight! De Kock hit 59 and De Villiers made 49 in a South African total of 195 for four after stand-in captain ... (more...)
4-3-3: No Lovren & Mignolet: This Liverpool XI should Beat Huddersfield 4-3-3: No Lovren & Mignolet: This Liverpool XI should Beat Huddersfield
- October 26, 2017

He may well return to the team as part of an expected reshuffle which could see Dejan Lovren and Simon Mignolet lose their places. "The only way to fix it is to stay strong". Top class defenders want to play top-class football and if you're not under the bright lights in Europe, you might as well not be anywhere. Klopp refused to single out any of his players and instead let them own up to their mistakes - wonder if Lovren had anything to say. (more...)
NIA raids residence of Shahid Yousuf in Budgam NIA raids residence of Shahid Yousuf in Budgam
- October 26, 2017

Sources said the NIA team raided the house of Yousuf at around 4.30 am and seized cellphones and a laptop during the two-hour search. The NIA has arrested 10 people, including seven second-rung separatist leaders, a renowned businessman and a photo-journalist in the terror funding case so far. (more...)
Aaron Rodgers reveals he now has 13 screws in his shoulder Aaron Rodgers reveals he now has 13 screws in his shoulder
- October 26, 2017

Aaron Rodgers now has 13 screws holding his broken collarbone together and some time on his hands. When ESPN reached him via text message on Thursday, Rodgers did not divulge the exact number of screws that were surgically inserted into the collarbone. (more...)
Chris Gayle is now 'scared' around the ladies
- October 26, 2017

On Wednesday the therapist, Leanne Russell, told the four-person jury that Gayle pulled down and out a towel he was wearing, partially exposed himself and asked: "are you looking for this?". "You can see that the incident has affected him a lot", he said. "We crossed paths in the players' tunnel", Bland said. "You look in his eyes and you can see he's really hurting about it". (more...)
Carabao Cup: When quarter-final draw will take place Carabao Cup: When quarter-final draw will take place
- October 26, 2017

The draw, which was due to be streamed live on Twitter, was hit by "technical difficulties" which saw it delayed by over an hour. The Third Round draw was held in Bangkok, much to the annoyance of fans, and descended into farce when Charlton Athletic were drawn twice. (more...)
Michael Bisping, UFC champion, sued for allegedly choking college student at gym Michael Bisping, UFC champion, sued for allegedly choking college student at gym
- October 26, 2017

I want to win, and I don't care about. UFC commentator Joe Rogan recently made headlines when he said that UFC 217 , which is set to be headlined by a middleweight title fight between champion Michael Bisping and returning former longtime welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, isn't selling well. (more...)
Vidya Balan Unveils Hawa Hawai 2.0 Vidya Balan Unveils Hawa Hawai 2.0
- October 26, 2017

Hawa Hawai 2 .0 is on its way to become a huge hit after all, Sridevi, the original Ms Hawa Hawai , blessed the dance number. The makers have retained the original vocals of singer Kavita Krishnamurthy which has gelled perfectly with some new beats. (more...)
Girl Wins Boys Golf Tournament But Not Trophy Due To MIAA Rules Girl Wins Boys Golf Tournament But Not Trophy Due To MIAA Rules
- October 26, 2017

She golfed 3-over 75 at Blissful Meadows in the Central Massachusetts Division 3 boys' golf tournament on Tuesday, which should have propelled her over runner-up Nico Ciolino of AMSA Charter School. According to the Telegram & Gazette, Nash and her coach were made aware of the rule before the start of the tournament by Central Mass. Division 3 boys' golf tournament director Kevin Riordan. (more...)
Stan Kroenke: We're working hard to keep Ozil and Sanchez Stan Kroenke: We're working hard to keep Ozil and Sanchez
- October 26, 2017

It has led to speculation over both of their futures, with Manchester City and United linked to the duo. American Kroenke also said that he wouldn't sell his 67 per cent share of the club. That drew a heckle of "At least they won it", from one shareholder, but Wenger still closed by warmly outlining his affinity for the club - winning long applause before a hostile atmosphere returned for addresses by Keswick and chief executive Ivan Gazidis, during which the much-criticised Stan Kroenke ... (more...)
Joe Girardi will not return as Yankees manager in 2018 Joe Girardi will not return as Yankees manager in 2018
- October 26, 2017

The Yankees were one of baseball's most consistent teams under Girardi. Listen to him weekdays from 10 a.m.to noon on WTMM (104.5 FM, "The Team"). Joe Girardi says he won't return to manage the Yankees next season. Girardi, 53, finished the final year of his contract in 2017. Rob Thompson and Tony Pena are two internal candidates, but they're expected to look externally as well. (more...)
Pedro Caixinha's Rangers future discussed in unscheduled board meeting Pedro Caixinha's Rangers future discussed in unscheduled board meeting
- October 26, 2017

He was dismissed after the Ibrox club's board held an unscheduled meeting to discuss the Portuguese manager's future. During a short and hastily-arranged Rangers board meeting on Thursday, it was chose to sack the Portuguese coach. "Rangers Football Club announce today (Thursday, October 26, 2017 ) that Pedro Caixinha has left the Club", a statement published on the club's official website read. (more...)
England call up Sam Simmonds, ignore James Haskell, Marland Yarde England call up Sam Simmonds, ignore James Haskell, Marland Yarde
- October 26, 2017

Jones has recalled Jonathan Joseph, having left the centre out of his most recent training squad last month, and he has also selected the 18-year-old Marcus Smith and the 20-year-old Bath back-row Zach Mercer as apprentice players. "We had a look at Marland in regards to Denny in terms of tries scored and the number of tries Denny has scored is far superior". Northampton Saints boss Jim Mallinder said the citing was "unjust", but Jones had nothing to say about the issue. (more...)
Herrera: The Truth Behind My Relationship With Mourinho Herrera: The Truth Behind My Relationship With Mourinho
- October 26, 2017

Herrera's explanation for their first defeat of the season prompted a furious response from Mourinho, who said: "Oh my God". Oh my God. When a player says that, when a player feels that, I think they should all go to the press conference and explain why because I can not explain that. (more...)
National Football League players must stand for anthem National Football League players must stand for anthem
- October 26, 2017

I believe this tactic isn't impertinent, as kneeling instead of sitting still demonstrates respect to current and past soldiers, but nevertheless allows National Football League players to exercise their rights to protest for social justice. (more...)
Manchester United don't need to sign Arsenal's Mesut Ozil says Mikael Silvestre Manchester United don't need to sign Arsenal's Mesut Ozil says Mikael Silvestre
- October 26, 2017

Despite this, Silvestre had a pretty good reason: "And his transitions sometimes, he looks like "okay we lost the ball now and I've got to run back now because I'm Arsenal", but sometimes it doesn't look like he is interested, so at United he wouldn't last long - especially with Jose Mourinho". (more...)
Injury sidelines Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower Injury sidelines Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower
- October 26, 2017

Hightower (shoulder) and Brown (ankle) left the Patriots' Week 7 win over the Falcons on Sunday. The 27-year-old Hightower missed two games earlier this season with a sprained right knee. Despite missing three games in 2016, Hightower racked up 65 tackles and 2.5 sacks en route to his first career Pro Bowl nod. However, he had never missed a playoff game over his first five years in the NFL. (more...)
I'm not scared of getting sacked - Chelsea manager Antonio Conte I'm not scared of getting sacked - Chelsea manager Antonio Conte
- October 26, 2017

I don't know the possession but we kept the ball a lot and showed that can play free of mind. Earlier this season Batshuayi's poaching skills saw him score a memorable victor away at Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. In a sometimes frenzied end-to-end game Chelsea , who had lost their last two league matches, went ahead after 12 minutes when Pedro whipped in a ferocious curling shot high off the post from 25 metres following a disputed corner. (more...)