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How the AP Top 25 should have looked before Week 10 How the AP Top 25 should have looked before Week 10
- October 30, 2017

In the AP Top 25 , Alabama received 59 first-place votes and Georgia received the other two. After putting together a five-play 76-yard touchdown drive in a little over a minute, Ohio State forced Penn State to punt on their ensuing possession. (more...)
Zach Miller Reportedly Undergoing 'Urgent' Vascular Surgery to Save Leg Zach Miller Reportedly Undergoing 'Urgent' Vascular Surgery to Save Leg
- October 30, 2017

The surgery was performed after doctors discovered a damaged artery in his left leg. It is unclear whether the surgery was a success. Chicago's medical personnel then immediately rushed on to the field to assist Miller, who was down on the field for an extended period of time before being taken off on a cart. (more...)
Chris Gayle wins defamation suit in Australia Chris Gayle wins defamation suit in Australia
- October 30, 2017

The jury of three women and one man took less than two hours to decide on Monday that Fairfax had not established a defence of truth to the reports. An elated Gayle after winning the trial, "I came all the way from Jamaica to actually defend myself and my character as well". (more...)
Morata reveals the three reasons why he made a decision to join Chelsea Morata reveals the three reasons why he made a decision to join Chelsea
- October 30, 2017

Morata, of course, is well known to Italian audiences after he spent two seasons with Juventus . He told Gazzetta dello Sport: "I loved Italy ". Morata has admitted in the past he joined Chelsea to work with Antonio Conte , who left as Juve head coach shortly after his arrival in 2014. The striker's comments could cause some concern at Stamford Bridge, considering just how fondly Morata remembers his time at the Old Lady-not to mention how enamoured he seems to be with the Italian ... (more...)
Eden Hazard gives Chelsea the lead against Bournemouth with smart finish
- October 30, 2017

The Belgian put in a strong performance against Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday afternoon, scoring the decisive goal in an important win for the London side, who had been in stuttering form going into the game. 'We are full of confidence now, two big games in the Champions League and Premier League. They are top and play well with a lot of goals...but we have a lot of games to play, we will see at the end of the season. (more...)
David Unsworth: 'Everton boss will need time' David Unsworth: 'Everton boss will need time'
- October 30, 2017

He's waddling onto the coach. Unsworth, who is hoping to convince the club's owners he can be the next full-time manager, was furious with the first-half performance. Unsworth also said that Ireland global James McCarthy, who returned from a knee injury during Everton's League Cup loss to Chelsea last week, has suffered another setback and will be out for two weeks with a hamstring problem. (more...)
Heyman | Gabe Kapler appears to be choice for Phillies manager
- October 30, 2017

Kapler is now the Dodgers director of player development after missing out on becoming their manager to Dave Roberts a couple years ago. Kapler beat out Dusty Wathan, the Phillies' highly successful Triple A manager, for the position. (more...)
Buccaneers to be without starting CBs against Panthers Buccaneers to be without starting CBs against Panthers
- October 30, 2017

Newton was criticized for his action, adding a layer of intrigue when the Carolina Panthers face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday (10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. "The only thing you can do right now is, you've got to get one game", Tampa Bay coach Dirk Koetter told reporters. Carolina's defense was again quite good and Carolina defensive lineman Julius Peppers, at age 37, continues to prove age ain't nothing but a number. (more...)
Man City Remain Unbeaten, Defeat West Brom 3-2 Man City Remain Unbeaten, Defeat West Brom 3-2
- October 30, 2017

Rather than take their beating lying down, Albion responded immediately as Jay Rodriguez lobbed a stranded Ederson from Gareth Barry's lifted pass. West Brom lined up with a very defensive lineup in an attempt to halt City's fine goal-scoring form, but the plan dismantled relatively quickly as Leroy Sane finished well to send the ball past a helpless Ben Foster. (more...)
JuJu Smith-Schuster burns Lions D on 97-yard TD JuJu Smith-Schuster burns Lions D on 97-yard TD
- October 30, 2017

While other such former Trojans have found specific niches either way - see the Lions' Marvin Jones, the Eagles' Nelson Agholor or the Rams' Robert Woods - Smith-Schuster had a chance to be more complete than them all, a much better version of the Jaguars' Marqise Lee. (more...)
National Football League expects Kaepernick invite to next players' meeting
- October 30, 2017

A story published Sunday by Slate showed an email from the Players Association's general counsel, Tom DePaso, telling a lawyer for Kaepernick that it was the union's "understanding" that Jenkins has "remained in contact" with Kaepernick. According to an exclusive interview with Slate , Kaep's counsel says the NFL's and Player Coalition's recent claims the unemployed quarterback was invited to an owner / player summit are false. (more...)
NASCAR fan tries to fight Denny Hamlin after wild Martinsville finish NASCAR fan tries to fight Denny Hamlin after wild Martinsville finish
- October 30, 2017

Instead, most fans focused their attention (and vitriol) towards Denny Hamlin for triggering a crash that eliminated Chase Elliott from earning his first victory - not to mention his own berth into NASCAR's championship showdown. Blaney and team owners Eddie Wood and Len Wood prefer to view their Playoff run as peaking at the right time. Tensions were high on Sunday night after the First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway. (more...)
Kim Jong Un visits cosmetics factory
- October 30, 2017

People living in cities and towns along the country's east coast - where the USA would likely attack from Japan, Guam and the Pacific - apparently took part in the war drills over the weekend. According to NK News, "daily air raid drills" were common in 1994 when the North and the US were "on the brink of war". Mattis followed this by saying that any attack on the US or its allies, such as South Korea, will be met with an "effective and overwhelming" response. (more...)
Sloppy Raiders commit 4 turnovers in 34-14 loss to Bills Sloppy Raiders commit 4 turnovers in 34-14 loss to Bills
- October 30, 2017

They run the ball well, they play defense, they create takeaways. The Raiders gained 367 yards, but that wasn't indicative of the work the Bills defense did. The ball popped loose and landed directly in the hands of Milano, who returned it up the right sideline. The turnovers led to Stephen Hauschka hitting 35- and 44-yard field goals. (more...)
Redskins vs. Cowboys inactive list: Breeland not in uniform Redskins vs. Cowboys inactive list: Breeland not in uniform
- October 30, 2017

And they fell, 33-19, as their injury ranks grew and a chance at sole possession of second in the NFC East slipped from their grasp. This game will have large implications for the division standings. Signed to fill in for injured kicker Dan Bailey , Mike Nugent was wide left from 49 yards on his first attempt for the Cowboys. Look for the Cowboys to try to have Zeke ignite the offense early like he did last week. (more...)
Juan Martin del Potro reveals major doubts over emulating Roger Federer
- October 30, 2017

The Swiss veteran fired 12 aces and advanced to a semi-final against third seed David Goffin who downed American Jack Sock 7-6 (8/6), 6-3. Del Potro, the fourth seed, is fighting for a place in the eight-man ATP Finals in London in just over a fortnight. (more...)
Most Texans kneel during anthem after owner's comments Most Texans kneel during anthem after owner's comments
- October 30, 2017

The Houston Texans all got on the plane for the team's game against the Seattle Seahawks , but that doesn't mean the controversy over owner Bob McNair's comments is over. Speaking with Pro Football Talk on Saturday , Texans tackle Duane Brown recalled that McNair, who contributed to the Trump campaign and donated $1 million to his inaugural committee, was "visibly upset" after the election of Barack Obama in 2008. (more...)
Tevin Coleman is the Falcons MVP for Week 8 win Tevin Coleman is the Falcons MVP for Week 8 win
- October 30, 2017

Jeremy Kerley muffed a punt in the fourth quarter that proved costly. Most impressively, Anderson did most of his damage against Falcons top CB Desmond Trufant, including schooling Trufant for a 32-yard touchdown catch. But the hosts couldn't convert the great field position when Chandler Catanzaro 's 46-yard field goal try faded right. Falcons receiver Mohamed Sanu caught a spectacular touchdown pass and finished the day with six catches for 74-yards. (more...)
Sixers shut Markelle Fultz down indefinitely after meeting with shoulder specialists Sixers shut Markelle Fultz down indefinitely after meeting with shoulder specialists
- October 29, 2017

There will be a longer wait to see him at full strength. It's a big setback for the Sixers top pick whos truggled in four games this season averaging 6 points and 1.8 assists. He'll continue therapy on his shoulder. The Sixers' statement says the rookie will be reevaluated in three weeks. Fultz's shooting woes have been underscored by an altered shooting motion that has made some wonder whether the shooting tweak led to the shoulder injury or whether the shoulder injury forced him to ... (more...)
Kirk Herbstreit has Clemson in his Top 5 Kirk Herbstreit has Clemson in his Top 5
- October 29, 2017

The Week 10 college football rankings are out, with rewards for #Georgia and Ohio State . This is also the first time since September 2012 that two SEC teams occupied the top two rankings in the AP Poll. Alabama, Georgia, Wisconsin and Miami are the others. Central Florida is ranked 15th as one of the nation's five remaining unbeaten FBS teams . North Carolina State. (more...)
Texans kneel in protest after Bob McNair's 'inmate' comments Texans kneel in protest after Bob McNair's 'inmate' comments
- October 29, 2017

Duane Brown and Jadeveon Clowney were among the players who took a knee. In an ESPN report on NFL meetings about national anthem protests, it was revealed that McNair, a donor to US President Donald Trump, argued that the league must stop the protests. (more...)
Melvin Gordon breaks loose, but Patriots tame Chargers on the road Melvin Gordon breaks loose, but Patriots tame Chargers on the road
- October 29, 2017

New England Patriots Wide Receiver Chris Hogan was taken to the locker room after suffering a hard collision with the helmet of a Chargers defender late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game. As Benjamin recovered it, he ran backward to avoid the Patriots defenders and into his own end zone where he was tackled for a safety . Tyrell Williams hauled in what looked to be a 42-yard pass for a score but was called for illegal touching after stepping out of bounds on his go route. (more...)
Pochettino: Tottenham In Control, Unlucky To Lose To Man United Pochettino: Tottenham In Control, Unlucky To Lose To Man United
- October 29, 2017

Tottenham striker Harry Kane has suffered a minor strain to his left hamstring, the club have announced. Pochettino clearly felt his team deserved to leave Old Trafford with at least a point. We got a glimpse then at how United might fare against "The Big 5" (Chelsea, Liverpool , Arsenal, Spurs, Manchester City) when they faced the Reds at Anfield, and it certainly wasn't anything for United fans (nor the neutrals for that matter) to cheer about. (more...)
Zach Miller appears to suffer broken leg on overturned touchdown catch
- October 29, 2017

The play occurred late in the third quarter on a third-down play, with quarterback Mitchell Trubisky lofting a pass to Miller in the right side of the end zone. By video, Miller suffered a multi-ligament injury. He caught a 25-yard touchdown pass from Jay Cutler during Week 9 against the San Diego Chargers, winning the game. (more...)
Girona vs Real Madrid Girona vs Real Madrid
- October 29, 2017

He's just focused on tomorrow's match and nothing else. Spain midfielder Isco tapped in a rebounded shot from Cristiano Ronaldo to open the scoring in the 12th minute in Real Madrid's first visit to Catalonia this season amid the worst political crisis in Spain's 39 years of democracy. (more...)