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Wozniacki finally beats Williams to win WTA Finals in Singapore Wozniacki finally beats Williams to win WTA Finals in Singapore
- October 29, 2017

Wozniacki had beaten Elina Svitolina and Simona Halep in the group stage before a brilliant victory over Karolina Pliskova in the semi-finals. With the title in her sights, Wozniacki was unable to serve it out in the seventh game and the ninth, when Williams produced an astounding crosscourt victor to win her fourth straight game. (more...)
Brighton and Southampton take point apiece in Amex Stadium draw Brighton and Southampton take point apiece in Amex Stadium draw
- October 29, 2017

Northern Ireland midfielder Davis reacted quicker than a static Brighton defence to head his second goal of the season. Southampton quickly established their authority in the match and shared in the majority of possession in the opening stages, and Brighton had yet to even find a foothold in the game when the Saints found themselves on the scoreboard. (more...)
Nats hire Martinez as manager Nats hire Martinez as manager
- October 29, 2017

An official announcement is not expected to come until after the World Series, which is typical for such things. The Washington Post noted that Martinez had a full-day interview while Farrell's confab with the team was much briefer. After the 2015 season, Williams was replaced by Dusty Baker, who won 192 games in two seasons and led the club to two straight National League East pennants. (more...)
LeBron James adopts 76ers' mantra as Cavaliers continue to falter this season LeBron James adopts 76ers' mantra as Cavaliers continue to falter this season
- October 29, 2017

Instead, on Saturday night, the Pelicans showed LeBron James and the rest of the league they could be a force to be reckoned with as the next six months unfold. "At some point, we'll get exhausted of being down early", Wade said. Because if we're scoring, then we can get back and get set. "[Crowder] said 'Nah, do whatever you want". (more...)
Bruce Maxwell Arrested For Allegedly Pulling Gun On Food Delivery Driver Bruce Maxwell Arrested For Allegedly Pulling Gun On Food Delivery Driver
- October 29, 2017

Authorities say that the victim is a food delivery person who stated that Maxwell pointed a weapon at her. UPDATE: Scottsdale PD has issued a statement confirming the arrest, along with Maxwell's booking photo. He was believed to be the Athletics' starting catcher next season. Maxwell made headlines earlier this year as the only Major League Baseball player this season to kneel during the national anthem to protest racial injustice. (more...)
Max Verstappen says he is "SUPER ANNOYED" as investigation starts after qualifying
- October 29, 2017

The driver of vehicle 33 did move slowly from the racing line which could have affected auto 77, but the Stewards do not consider this as impeding". "I was on my lap and I could see, before coming into the last sector, that he was going quite slow", Bottas said before the ruling. (more...)
Dempsey injury hits Wallabies' plans Dempsey injury hits Wallabies' plans
- October 29, 2017

Both players were very impressive for the Wallabies i recent weeks and their participation will surely be in doubt as Michael Cheika prepares his squad for the tour of Europe next month. With Quade Cooper leading the BaaBaas against the side for which he has 70 global caps we were expecting an exhibition of typically fun and flowing rugby, but instead those who tuned in saw a stop-start game filled with errors and penalties, with the Barbarians finishing with 13 men due to two late yellow ... (more...)
Nebraska beats Purdue on late TD pass Nebraska beats Purdue on late TD pass
- October 29, 2017

Tanner Lee's 13-yard touchdown pass to Stanley Morgan Jr. with 14 seconds left lifted Nebraska to a 25-24 win over Purdue on Saturday night. Quarterback Tanner Lee threw for a career-high 431 yards in tonight's game, bettering his 303 yards against Ohio State. (more...)
Ohio State rallies to edge Penn State, 39-38 Ohio State rallies to edge Penn State, 39-38
- October 29, 2017

Get this: In Ohio State's 6-0 stretch since its loss against Oklahoma, Barrett has gone 132 of 176 passing (75 percent) for 22 touchdowns and ZERO interceptions. There has been pressure on the Ohio State quarterback all season long. Ultimately, it didn't decide anything. The usual suspects did their thing against the Wolverines as quarterback Trace McSorley threw for 282 yards and a touchdown while scoring three times on the ground, and running back Saquon Barkley had two rushing TDs ... (more...)
Washington State vs. Arizona live stream Washington State vs. Arizona live stream
- October 29, 2017

Defensive lineman Hercules Mata'afa enters the weekend as the Pac-12's active leader in career tackles-for-loss (37.5) and career sacks (18.5) and will be a key part of the Cougars' plan to keep Tate in check. Quarterback Luke Falk , who threw for three scores in the victory, has won both of his previous matchups against Arizona while throwing for 825 yards with nine touchdowns and zero interceptions. (more...)
Taylor Hall, Jesper Bratt rally Devils past Coyotes Taylor Hall, Jesper Bratt rally Devils past Coyotes
- October 29, 2017

Schneider was activated off of IR today after being sidelined for the last two days with a lower-body injury. Hall and Perlini exchanged goals 48 seconds apart midway through the second period. He was hooked near the other blue line and earned a penalty shot, which he converted for his team-leading fifth goal of the season to tie the game at 1-1. (more...)
No. 13 Virginia Tech expecting tough game vs struggling Duke No. 13 Virginia Tech expecting tough game vs struggling Duke
- October 29, 2017

Jackson's second rushing touchdown this season produced the final margin in front of an announced crowd of 60,914 and lifted the Hokies (7-1, 3-1 ACC ) to their third consecutive triumph. A personal foul on Duke's Shaun Wilson backed Duke up into their endzone on fourth down. "We were thinking we have to go handle business". Drive: 12 plays, 80 yards, 5:42. (more...)
No 25 Iowa State knocks off No 4 TCU No 25 Iowa State knocks off No 4 TCU
- October 29, 2017

Turpin began the second half with a 94-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, with that play seemingly providing TCU with the boost it so desperately needed. The play was called back, however, because of an offsides penalty against defensive end Mat Boesen. Iowa State will play seven consecutive weekends before its "off week" on October 20. (more...)
Anthony Barr fires back at Packers QB Aaron Rodgers: 'Get over it' Anthony Barr fires back at Packers QB Aaron Rodgers: 'Get over it'
- October 29, 2017

Barr hit Rodgers on October 15, resulting in Rodgers suffering a broken collarbone that could end his season. Barr then criticized Rodgers for still talking about the incident, tagging the post #13dayslater. Packers coach Mike McCarthy claimed the day after the game it "was an illegal act". While the versatile linebacker owned up to flipping Rodgers the bird, he explained in a tweet Saturday that the gesture purely was in reaction to a series of profanities out of Rodgers' mouth. (more...)
Thunder Charter Plane Lands Safely Despite Massive Dent in Nose Thunder Charter Plane Lands Safely Despite Massive Dent in Nose
- October 29, 2017

At the time, the plane was flying at an altitude of 30 thousand feet. A team official told ESPN's Royce Young that the flight was "a little rough, but nothing extreme or out of the ordinary". local time, albeit not totally intact, following the Thunder's 116-119 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves Friday night in Minneapolis. In a statement to the Oklahoman , Delta Airlines moved to quash speculation by saying the plane likely came in contact with " a bird ". (more...)
THINGS: Flyers vs. Maple Leafs THINGS: Flyers vs. Maple Leafs
- October 29, 2017

Ridiculous. You don't do those things without looking after yourself and being a good pro. "It's just the consistency we need for the team". But there are trends, and the big one is inconsistent effort at the start of games. Both teams are coming off losses with the Flyers dropping three of their last four games and the Leafs dropping two of their last three... "It's awesome. (more...)
Arsenal defeat Swansea 2-1 in Wenger's 800th EPL game
- October 29, 2017

Wenger said he made a tactical adjustment at half-time to focus more on attacking down the left flank, as Swansea were focusing more on shutting down Hector Bellerin on the right. "At half-time, I was anxious", Wenger revealed after the match. We have played in games this year where we have not performed and not got a result. (more...)
Florida is reportedly discussing firing head coach Jim McElwain with cause Florida is reportedly discussing firing head coach Jim McElwain with cause
- October 29, 2017

To say things are not going well between the University of Florida and head football coach Jim McElwain at the moment is a huge understatement. "No one representing the University of Florida or our athletic department has had any conversations with Coach McElwain or his representatives regarding a buyout of his contract", athletic director Scott Stricklin said in a statement . (more...)
Shanshan Feng takes Sime Darby LPGA lead after Kim penalized Shanshan Feng takes Sime Darby LPGA lead after Kim penalized
- October 29, 2017

In the second round, starting from the tenth bogeyed the 11th, but birdies on 12th and 14th seemed to settle her down. A disappointing one-over 72 left overnight leader Ko on six-under, five strokes behind Chinese leader Shanshan Feng . Ko, who finished second at last week's event in Taiwan, has been slowly returning to her best form over the past few months, and her opening round is perhaps a culmination of the previous run of strong results. (more...)
Arkansas rallies from 24 down to beat Ole Miss Arkansas rallies from 24 down to beat Ole Miss
- October 29, 2017

Redshirt freshman quarterback Cole Kelley passed for three touchdowns and ran for one, and senior cornerback Kevin Richardson contributed a 22-yard fumble-return touchdown for the Razorbacks (3-5, 1-4), who halted a three-game losing streak. (more...)
California State Teachers Retirement System Decreases Position in Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)
- October 29, 2017

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC ) has noticeable measure of stock volatility, for this average true range is an exponential moving average (14 trading days) of the True Ranges. Therefore 74% are positive. Scotiabank set a $19.00 target price on shares of Marathon Oil Corporation and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Saturday, July 1st. (more...)
Houston Astros Player Under Fire for Racist Gesture Houston Astros Player Under Fire for Racist Gesture
- October 28, 2017

Darvish, who is from Japan, was evidently the target of a motion Gurriel - who is from Cuba - did with his hands towards his eyes, laughing about it afterwards with teammates. "I was commenting to my family that I didn't have any luck against Japanese pitchers here in the United States". Manfred added Gurriel plans to personally apologize to Darvish, per Brian T. (more...)
Thunder charter plane dented en route to Chicago, lands safely Thunder charter plane dented en route to Chicago, lands safely
- October 28, 2017

A plane carrying National Basketball Association team the Oklahoma City Thunder from Minneapolis to Chicago apparently struck a bird early Saturday when it was landing, damaging the plane, Delta Airlines said. Airports - where most of the collisions occur - can reduce the risk, the FAA says, by implementing wildlife management programs, such as by removing plants hospitable to wildlife. (more...)
How to Watch Florida State vs. Boston College Online How to Watch Florida State vs. Boston College Online
- October 28, 2017

BC students stormed the field after the victory - the first home conference win the senior class was able to see. The difference between the beginning of the season and now, according to Dillon, simply comes down to trust. That's nothing close to the 16.5 sacks and 22 tackles for loss he recorded in 2016, but his body of work over four years in the Eagles defense will intrigue National Football League talent evaluators. (more...)
Expect big offense with No. 11 Oklahoma State, No. 22 WVU Expect big offense with No. 11 Oklahoma State, No. 22 WVU
- October 28, 2017

I have the Mountaineers winning this game. Who will win this Big 12 tilt? Will Grier's second act has gone better than expected after transferring from Florida; he's throwing for more than 300 yards per game and has an impressive 26:5 touchdown-to-interception ratio with the Mountaineers. (more...)