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Browns, Bengals were close on AJ McCarron trade Browns, Bengals were close on AJ McCarron trade
- November 01, 2017

The Browns argued that the proposed AJ McCarron trade should be allowed to to through, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . Apparently, this deal was closer than close. They had traded out of the opportunity to draft Carson Wentz previous year, which now looks like a huge mistake. On 131 drop backs in 2015, McCarron posted 0.14 Passing Net Expected Points per drop back, the 12th-best mark among the 46 quarterbacks with at least 100 drop backs that year. (more...)
Virender Sehwag gate inaugurated at Feroz Shah Kotla Virender Sehwag gate inaugurated at Feroz Shah Kotla
- November 01, 2017

They called it the Virender Sehwag gate . Recalling his cricket days, Sehwag said, "I have a lot of memories at Feroz Shah Kotla ". Soon gates, dressing rooms, stands and areas in the stadium will be named after former cricketers. But I am glad that I am the first one". The big black gate contains a cut-out of Sehwag with the line "Legends are forever" and a panel recounting important statistics and achievements from his 14-year long global career, all in golden colour. (more...)
Kate Middleton Wears Nikes And Sweatpants For Tennis Outing Kate Middleton Wears Nikes And Sweatpants For Tennis Outing
- October 31, 2017

While visiting the National Tennis Centre, the Duchess participated in a coaching session with Johanna Konta , ambassador of the philanthropic organization Tennis for Kids. "You have to wait for them to show interest", he said. The Duchess also spoke to Judy Murray - tennis champion Andy Murray's mother - who advised her to take the racket away from George and focus on skills with her little tyke, instead. (more...)
Buffalo Bills acquire Benjamin in trade with Panthers Buffalo Bills acquire Benjamin in trade with Panthers
- October 31, 2017

Bills GM Brandon Beane and head coach Sean McDermott have a strong handle on Benjamin as a player and teammate after spending the last three years with him on a daily basis in the Carolina organization. Tight end Charles Clay and running back LeSean McCoy both have more targets and receiving yards than any of the receivers now on Buffalo's roster. After Benjamin caught a 25-yard touchdown pass from Newton in a 17-3 win at Tampa Bay on Sunday, Newton heaped praise on Benjamin, whose mother ... (more...)
Mo Farah is Leaving Coach Alberto Salazar and the Oregon Project
- October 31, 2017

In June 2015, it was reported Farah had shunned NOP after Salazar was accused of administering banned supplements to athletes. "If Alberto had crossed the line I would be out the door but Usada has not charged him with anything". Farah also announced that he will now be coached by Gary Lough, husband and former coach of Paula Radcliffe, the women's marathon world-record holder. (more...)
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez: 'We paid for our mistake against Burnley' Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez: 'We paid for our mistake against Burnley'
- October 31, 2017

We were not precise on the ball and we have to improve. "Mentally, we have to make sure we will be ready for it". We could have done better. We had nine attempts in the second half, we thought we could win the game. Burnley's sold start to the campaign, which has seen the Clarets lose just twice, has boosted the reputation of Dyche, who has been strongly linked with the vacant managerial position at Everton . (more...)
Victor Oladipo named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week Victor Oladipo named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week
- October 31, 2017

Minutes later, IN was holding on to a four-point lead when Danny Green and Patty Mills quickly erased the deficit tying the game at 89 with two minutes left. By the end of the quarter, Aldridge led the game in scoring with eight points as the visitors trailed 26-24. Cory Joseph was fouled with 3.4 seconds remaining and hit both free throws to push the lead to 97-94. (more...)
Trevor Siemian At Risk Of Losing Broncos Starting Job Trevor Siemian At Risk Of Losing Broncos Starting Job
- October 31, 2017

Cornerback Chris Harris correctly noted that the team "can't win if we can't score" and that it's hard when the offense digs a hole for the team by turning the ball over. Lynch went 1-1 in two starts and threw for 497 yards, two touchdowns and one interception in three total games. "Kind of scary, right?" Lynch was a first-round pick in 2016 after a prolific career at Memphis. (more...)
NFL Won't Suspend Kiko Alonso After Hit on Joe Flacco NFL Won't Suspend Kiko Alonso After Hit on Joe Flacco
- October 31, 2017

Of course, that doesn't mean Alonso will also escape a hefty fine. Suh, meanwhile, was hit with two unsportsmanlike conduct penalties in the game, one for holding down Ravens offensive lineman Ryan Jensen after the whistle and the second for putting his hand around backup quarterback Ryan Mallett's throat. (more...)
Gary Neville believes 'there's something wrong' with Man United striker Gary Neville believes 'there's something wrong' with Man United striker
- October 31, 2017

The substitution was initially booed by the United faithful, but it turned out to be an absolute masterstroke, with the young Frenchman becoming the hero of the day by scoring the victor in the 81st minute - another big goal in a big game. "We are playing well and winning many games". Martial was brought on for Rashford yet again in the 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur. Lukaku, 24, joined Manchester United in a £75million move and got off to a brilliant start netting 11 times in his ... (more...)
Manchester City surge on, United sink Spurs to stay second Manchester City surge on, United sink Spurs to stay second
- October 31, 2017

Anthony Martial struck late to give Manchester United a 1-0 victory over Tottenham at Old Trafford on Saturday. Following the latter result, Mourinho had openly criticised his players' attitude but was rewarded with an improved performance against Spurs, which saw United edge a largely cagey game where chances were at a premium. (more...)
Charlie Nicholas predicts Celtic v Bayern Munich Charlie Nicholas predicts Celtic v Bayern Munich
- October 31, 2017

The Belgium worldwide said: "We want to do better than we did away". The Scotland worldwide, who joined Celtic aged seven, had previously signed a four-year deal in August 2015. The two-time PFA Scotland Young Player of the Year is one of the most exciting defensive prospects in world football, and it would now take a significant bid from a major club to lure the youngster away from high-flying Celtic . (more...)
Armour enjoys rare 36-hole lead at PGA Tour tournament Armour enjoys rare 36-hole lead at PGA Tour tournament
- October 31, 2017

Armour had only ever won once on the Web.com Tour - at the Panama Claro Championship in January last year - but the 41-year-old American celebrated a breakthrough PGA triumph in Jackson, Mississippi. A 15-foot putt for par at the 18th completed his round. Silverman finished on nine under after carding a three-under-par 72. Irishman Seamus Power was best placed, two shots behind with two holes left. (more...)
CoCo Vandeweghe, Julia Goerges both win — WTA Elite Trophy CoCo Vandeweghe, Julia Goerges both win — WTA Elite Trophy
- October 31, 2017

The round-robin format means Peng still has a chance to qualify for the semis. Peng stepped up her play and started to be more aggressive, saving a set point and lessened the deficit to just two games before earning yet another break point. (more...)
Paul Manafort Spent $1 Million at a Rug Store (and Other Allegations) Paul Manafort Spent $1 Million at a Rug Store (and Other Allegations)
- October 31, 2017

Manafort's other properties in NY and Virginia were purchased with income not listed on his tax returns, according to the indictment . Prosecutors said they found payments by Manafort for four Range Rovers and a Mercedes-Benz among transactions that they alleged came illegally from overseas to avoid paying US income taxes, according to the 31-page court filing. (more...)
Tensions mount as Liverpool manager Klopp eyes Champions League boost Tensions mount as Liverpool manager Klopp eyes Champions League boost
- October 31, 2017

With Liverpool lagging 12 points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City despite Saturday's 3-0 win over Huddersfield, Klopp could be forgiven for breathing a sigh of relief that Slovenian minnows Maribor are the next visitors to Anfield on Wednesday. (more...)
Prince Harry had two-year crush on Meghan Markle Prince Harry had two-year crush on Meghan Markle
- October 31, 2017

But wait, that's not all. Not only required to look impeccable at all times, the New York Post reports walking down the street eating or chewing gum is out, with editor-in-chief of Majesty Magazine Ingrid Seward pointing out the couple might be under even more scrutiny thanks to the precedent they'll set if they do get married. (more...)
Champions League: Wait over, Dele Alli wants to make most of return Champions League: Wait over, Dele Alli wants to make most of return
- October 31, 2017

Kane has scored five goals in three Champions League appearances this season and eight in nine Premier League games, per WhoScored.com . When questioned about Ronaldo's current lack of form in front of goal, Marca reported that Pochettino said: "He's a phenomenon". (more...)
Chelsea may be forced to break contract policy with Fabregas Chelsea may be forced to break contract policy with Fabregas
- October 31, 2017

Chelsea are set to offer playmaker Cesc Fabregas a new deal, after Jose Mourinho renewed his interest in his former player, the Times report. The Times claim United are sniffing around Fabregas and Chelsea have been prompted to react. (more...)
SEC teams occupy top two spots in AP poll SEC teams occupy top two spots in AP poll
- October 31, 2017

Iowa State (6-2, 4-1) beat its second top five opponent in October, as it defeated then-No. No. 8 Oklahoma at No. 11 Oklahoma State. After their win, the Cyclones moved to No. No. 6 Clemson at No. 20 North Carolina State. Mississippi State is now #21 in the AP Top 25, and #22 in the Amway Coaches Poll . It is Arizona's first time being ranked since 2015, while the Cougars fell 10 spots to No. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles acquire Jay Ajayi in trade with Miami Dolphins Philadelphia Eagles acquire Jay Ajayi in trade with Miami Dolphins
- October 31, 2017

But this season, Ajayi , a native of London, has managed just 465 yards on 138 rushes and no TDs. Gase also said his backs are unprepared in pass protection and don't even know who to block. For starters, the Eagles' offensive line, which ranks top-10 according to several advanced metric sites in run-blocking efficiency, is a substantial upgrade over Miami's. (more...)
Liverpool's Dejan Lovren reveals 'disgusting' death threat made against his family Liverpool's Dejan Lovren reveals 'disgusting' death threat made against his family
- October 31, 2017

I am taking pills so I can play, five before every game. Former Liverpool defender John Arne Riise quickly voiced support for Lovren after seeing the level of abuse he had received. While Jurgen Klopp may have thought he was doing a good thing by keeping the defender out of the firing line, it rather hung him out to dry. "You can not even imagine how it feels", Klopp said ahead of the Huddersfield match. (more...)
'Chalen?': Sania Mirza and husband Shoaib Malik get romantic on Twitter 'Chalen?': Sania Mirza and husband Shoaib Malik get romantic on Twitter
- October 31, 2017

Things got really interesting when, only a few minutes later, Sania once again tweeted the picture of Shoaib Malik riding the bike with leg-spinner Shadab Khan sitting in the backseat. Thus, the couple engaged in a Romantic-Comedy conversation. The Hyderabad woman, who is married to Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik also congratulates her husband when he delivers the goods for his country. (more...)
Newcastle fans slate midfielder for performance against Burnley: Newcastle fans slate midfielder for performance against Burnley: "Embarrassing", "Awful"
- October 31, 2017

So what can fans take away from the clash in the north west? Benitez said: "Our players will have more confidence now because we are doing well, but we are not saying, "Ooh, we have 14 points and we are fine". "I'm not saying that we have to finish 8th, 9th, 10th or whatever, it's just about going as high as possible and now that we're in a good position, it's about trying to go higher". (more...)
British & Irish football associations to ask FIFA to grant controversial poppy permission British & Irish football associations to ask FIFA to grant controversial poppy permission
- October 31, 2017

England will play Germany at Wembley Stadium and Wales will play at France on November 10. The FA also stated that the associations, known collectively as the home nations, " welcomed " a new law that governs what can and cannot be worn on players' shirts. (more...)