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Ozil and Aubameyang combine to sink Leicester as Arsenal continue winning streak Ozil and Aubameyang combine to sink Leicester as Arsenal continue winning streak
- October 23, 2018

Goalkeeper Petr Cech, defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos, midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles, attacking midfielder Mesut Ozil , and striker Danny Welbeck could all be available for selection. Arsenal turned in an impressive display to put the Foxes to the sword, with goals from Mesut Ozil and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (two) cancelling out a 31st minute Hector Bellerin own goal. (more...)
Cowboys make big trade for wide receiver Amari Cooper Cowboys make big trade for wide receiver Amari Cooper
- October 23, 2018

Earlier today on The Fan, Dallas Cowboys COO Stephen Jones said the Cowboys were keeping quiet on trades with the deadline approaching. The Cowboys basically just admitted they plan on giving it to him by coughing up a first-round pick for the former Alabama wide receiver. (more...)
Cardinals: We're not trading Patrick Peterson
- October 23, 2018

That said, Schefter reports that the Cardinals insist that they're not trading the 28-year old star. "That's out of the question". Wilks was asked how he will handle the situation. For one, it's not often that a three-time All-Pro corner becomes available in the middle of the season. Peterson is under contract through the 2020 season, under the extension he signed in 2014. (more...)
ICC 'serious' about stopping corruption after Al Jazeera allegations ICC 'serious' about stopping corruption after Al Jazeera allegations
- October 22, 2018

The matches include six Tests, six ODIs and three T20 World Cup games. Cricket Australia's outgoing chief executive James Sutherland said it took "a zero-tolerance approach" to any attempts to compromise the integrity of the game. He is heard telling the player: "Congratulations for the Ashes". Last payment is ready for going in the account. It could be the biggest name in world cricket, English cricket, any cricket - don't just sit there and say "It can't be him". (more...)
Jose Mourinho dismisses reports of Real Madrid return Jose Mourinho dismisses reports of Real Madrid return
- October 22, 2018

Speaking ahead of Tuesday's Champions League clash with Juventus , Mourinho said: "I am happy here, I am happy see out my contract and I would like to stay after my contract runs out". This remains their worst start since 2001, however, when they won just two of their first nine games, drawing four and losing three to leave them with a tally of 10 points. (more...)
Arsenal, Real Madrid & Barcelona Linked With Surprise Move for Forgotten Liverpool Defender Arsenal, Real Madrid & Barcelona Linked With Surprise Move for Forgotten Liverpool Defender
- October 22, 2018

His departure for free might hand the club a financial loss, but the bargain signing of Robertson has indeed balanced the books and the promotion of academy prodigy Adam Lewis as his understudy should benefit Liverpool in the longer run. (more...)
Real superstar accused of kidnapping his former agent Real superstar accused of kidnapping his former agent
- October 22, 2018

Leo D., who described himself as an agent of the Real Madrid player, filed a lawsuit Monday, 8 October, claiming he had been the victim of an attempted kidnapping . However, Mediapart said it was quickly discovered Benzema was not at the scene of the attempted kidnapping. Benzema has not played for France since being left out of the squad for Euro 2016. (more...)
Barcelona star Lionel Messi to miss El Clasico after suffering broken arm Barcelona star Lionel Messi to miss El Clasico after suffering broken arm
- October 22, 2018

The Argentine is now nearly certain to miss Wednesday's Champions League clash with Inter Milan, and will also be a huge doubt for El Clasico next weekend. Messi has seven La Liga goals for the Spanish champions this season and 12 in all competitions. Messi left Barca's La Liga match against Sevilla in the 26th minute on Saturday. (more...)
Former NFL player Rae Carruth out of prison after 18 years Former NFL player Rae Carruth out of prison after 18 years
- October 22, 2018

According to reports , Carruth stopped his vehicle in front of Adams' as the two returned from a movie, so Kennedy and Watkins could pull alongside in another vehicle to kill Adams. "If I could change anything, I'd change the whole situation", Carruth wrote in the letter, obtained by WBTV . His son, Chancellor Lee Adams, survived the shooting but lives with cerebral palsy due to oxygen deprivation following the shooting. (more...)
Best Solution reigns supreme in Caulfield Cup Best Solution reigns supreme in Caulfield Cup
- October 22, 2018

Victoria Derby victor Ace High can prove to be a winning hand for champion jockey Damien Oliver in Saturday's Group 1 $5m Stella Artois Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield . Best Solution had been expected to run handy, but missed the break and Cosgrave had to work hard to get him towards the front of the field. "We've had very good results with some very good horses". (more...)
Rangana Herath to retire after first England Test
- October 22, 2018

For most of his career he was overshadowed by Sri Lankan spin great Muttiah Muralitharan , who took 800 Tests wickets before retiring from the format in 2010 - also at Galle. "Herath had made a request to retire after the first Test in Galle". Rangana Herath picked 71 of his wickets in this phase at a paltry bowling average of 37.88. (more...)
Postgame Thoughts: Patriots beat Bears 38-31 in wild affair in Chicago Postgame Thoughts: Patriots beat Bears 38-31 in wild affair in Chicago
- October 22, 2018

Gordon's was the first 100-yard receiving performance for the Patriots since Gronkowski's seven-reception, 123-yard game against the Houston Texans in Week 1. But Michel's injury is a devastating blow for the rookie, and potentially a major concern for the Patriots moving forward. The Bears turned that into a 17-7 lead. (more...)
Mauro Icardi sparks incredible scenes with last-gasp victor in Milan derby Mauro Icardi sparks incredible scenes with last-gasp victor in Milan derby
- October 22, 2018

The first half was a bad-tempered but entertaining affair while the second half was disappointing and was petering out until Icardi's goal from out of the blue. Perisic had a low strike deflected wide of the post in the 66th minute, but the Croatian limped off the field four minutes later in what was a blow for Inter, with Keita Balde Diao his replacement. (more...)
Jim Harbaugh calls out Michigan State, Mark Dantonio after win Jim Harbaugh calls out Michigan State, Mark Dantonio after win
- October 22, 2018

Michigan State players did initially attempt to defend the midfield logo after losing to their rivals from Ann Arbor, but once Michigan State players left the field, the celebration was on for the Wolverines . MI ended up winning the game, 21-7. Lewerke was 5 of 25 for just 66 yards with an injury-depleted corps of receivers, which now includes Felton Davis after he was carted off during the game with an Achilles tendon injury. (more...)
Kings Lose 123-117 To Jazz in Home Season Opener Kings Lose 123-117 To Jazz in Home Season Opener
- October 22, 2018

The Kings are on a four-game losing streak against the Jazz since the start of last season, with their latest defeat coming in the preseason as Sacramento fell 132-93. Kings: At the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday. After receiving their brand new 2018 championship rings and hanging up yet another banner, they won their first game versus the Oklahoma City Thunder. (more...)
Leafs' Andersen to start against Penguins after missing game with sore knee Leafs' Andersen to start against Penguins after missing game with sore knee
- October 22, 2018

The Maple Leafs rank well in goals per game (#1), win percentage when opponent scores first (#1) and win percentage when leading after second period (#1). Now this is not a section saying the referees were responsible for the Maple Leafs losing last night, that's an easy and often frustrating excuse that fans use when they don't have an answer for their team's poor play. (more...)
Reported Blue Jays candidate David Bell joins Reds as new manager Reported Blue Jays candidate David Bell joins Reds as new manager
- October 22, 2018

Bell was a minor league manager for the Reds from 2009-12, became the Chicago Cubs' third base coach in 2013, St. Louis' assistant hitting coach the following year and the Cardinals' bench coach for the next three years. Buddy now serves as the Reds' vice president and senior advisor to general manager Nick Krall. Each of those candidates has garnered some level of interest from other Major League Baseball clubs on the hunt for a new manager, including the Minnesota Twins, Texas Rangers, ... (more...)
Mohammad Abbas attains third spot in ICC Test rankings Mohammad Abbas attains third spot in ICC Test rankings
- October 22, 2018

Abbas has taken 59 wickets in his 10 matches and became the joint second-fastest Pakistani to take 50 wickets during the second Test - a mark he shares with legendary paceman Waqar Younis and Shabbir Ahmed. Others on the list include Shoaib Akhtar who achieved the feat in 29 Tests, Mohammad Asif and Saeed Ajmal who both broke the barrier in 19 Tests. Off-spinner Bilal Asif also advanced 17 slots to 52nd position, while skipper Sarfraz Ahmed gained 17 slots among batsmen after his knocks of ... (more...)
Vikings RB ruled out vs. Jet Vikings RB ruled out vs. Jet
- October 22, 2018

NY wasn't done, though. His second interception was grabbed in the fourth quarter by Holton Hill, who had replaced Xavier Rhodes after he suffered a leg injury. Darnold's first interception was grabbed by Harrison Smith midway through the third quarter and returned 52 yards to the Jets 9, setting up a 22-yard field goal by Dan Bailey for a 20-7 lead. (more...)
Cleveland Browns lack discipline in 26-23 loss to Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cleveland Browns lack discipline in 26-23 loss to Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- October 22, 2018

Want to know how brutal? Even though the ending was stunning, the world of Twitter was more focused on Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield's reaction rather than the kick that ended the game. Once again, Tampa struggled with the ball, as Winston took back-to-back sacks on the ensuing drive to set up a desperate third-and-29 at the Bucs 45 with 1:51 remaining. (more...)
India vs West Indies: Statistical highlights of India’s successful chase of 323 India vs West Indies: Statistical highlights of India’s successful chase of 323
- October 22, 2018

A lot of times you got to be able to set your benchmark, maybe 320. It resulted in a stand of 246 that was the second-highest second-wicket stand in ODI run chases, as both reached their respective centuries with shots all over the park. "I'm approaching my 27th birthday next month, relatively still young and playing a father figure role, trying to mentor and nourish the young talents that we have", Holder, who was appointed ODI skipper at 23, said. (more...)
Pliskova, Svitolina lead White Group qualification scenarios after WTA Finals Day 1 Pliskova, Svitolina lead White Group qualification scenarios after WTA Finals Day 1
- October 22, 2018

Pliskova saved all 10 break points she faced in the match, including two when serving for the match in the final game. "Overall, yeah, it wasn't the best start, but the good thing is that there is still a chance to play better and to improve, and maybe go somewhere forward". (more...)
Barcelona not considering swoop for Neymar, says vice-president Barcelona not considering swoop for Neymar, says vice-president
- October 22, 2018

A separate Mundo Deportivo cover story this week claimed that a Barca return for Neymar was "not impossible" and Spanish radio added that president Josep Maria Bartomeu has sounded out the club's hierarchy about a sensational move. Barcelona have reportedly indicated that they are ready to secure a reunion with Neymar in the summer. Neymar Jr.is regretting his decision of leaving Barcelona and joining PSG . (more...)
Trailer for Katie Taylor documentary KATIE released Trailer for Katie Taylor documentary KATIE released
- October 22, 2018

Andrade will instead face Walter Kautondokwa for the empty WBC middleweight title and Taylor's showdown with Serrano takes on a much more promimant position on the card. "I relish these fights though, these are the ones I want to be involved in, I'm ready to put on a show". "I had a great training camp and feel in great shape". (more...)
Eric Reid, Malcolm Jenkins get in confrontation
- October 21, 2018

Three Wentz completions for 57 yards early in the second quarter helped set-up an 11-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Alshon Jeffery to give Philadelphia a 7-0 lead. But it was reversed because officials said the ball hit the ground, although it seemed Reid cradled the ball as he went to the ground. A strip-sack on Wentz by defensive end Wes Horton ended the Eagles' last-gasp effort and gave Carolina the dramatic victory. (more...)

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