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Cal Crutchlow wins in Australia Cal Crutchlow wins in Australia
- October 25, 2016

Michelin saw the momentous occasion of the first-ever Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix marked with more significant events at Phillip Island as Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda) powered to his second MotoGP victory and became the first British rider to win a motorcycle Grand Prix on Australian soil. (more...)
Fournette sets LSU record, Tigers top Ole Miss, 38-21 Fournette sets LSU record, Tigers top Ole Miss, 38-21
- October 25, 2016

Founette, LSU's highly touted running back, ran over Anderson on Saturday in 38-21 Tigers' win neither player will soon forget. But, the Tiger D dominated the second half of this contest, allowing only 85 yards during that span. LSU running back Derrius Guice rushed 6 yards for a touchdown. "I think they're both outstanding backs". On the touchdown to Van Jefferson, it appears that Tre'davious White let the slot receiver go to jump on Evan Engram with Jamal Adams. (more...)
Itoje ruled out of autumn Tests Itoje ruled out of autumn Tests
- October 25, 2016

Saracens said on Sunday that there would be no update on Itoje's condition until Monday, when results of an X-ray on the damaged hand come through. Saracens said he would also need to see a specialist. He also helped Saracens complete an English Premiership and European Champions Cup double last season. Itoje had been touted to move from lock, where England are well served with replacements, to the problem area of flanker following the injuries to James Haskell, Jack Clifford, Mike ... (more...)
Andy Murray has eyes on top spot after second win in China Andy Murray has eyes on top spot after second win in China
- October 24, 2016

When asked if he aims to overhaul Novak Djokovic as the best men's tennis player in the world, Murray said it would be hard to surpass the Serb this season, although it could yet become a priority in 2017. Roberto Bautista Agut, on the other hand, will be heading into his fourth championship match of 2016. In the fifth game, Djokovic ripped his shirt when he failed to convert a breakpoint. (more...)
Chase Elliott seeks playoff-saving victory at Talladega
- October 24, 2016

Any points deduction would be crippling for Truex, who stands sixth in the Chase standings. By his estimation, the four drivers knocked from the Chase field would come from that group. "I focus on things that I can affect and things that involve me", Logano said. "This is obviously a big race with a lot on the line". The first sector at the Circuit of the Americas sends the cars up through a 110-foot elevation and into a hard left turn that sends them back downhill. (more...)
No. 1 overall pick Auston Matthews makes history in National Hockey League debut
- October 24, 2016

Matthews became the first Maple Leafs player to score four goals in a game since Mats Sundin on April 11, 2006, against the Florida Panthers. Only bad luck prevented him getting a hat-trick as well. He's less than a month beyond his 19th birthday and yet nothing seems to faze him. "He's a man", Babcock said. "It's pretty surreal", said Matthews, the recently turned 19-year-old from Scottsdale, Ariz. (more...)
Goffin sends Del Potro crashing out of Shanghai Masters Goffin sends Del Potro crashing out of Shanghai Masters
- October 24, 2016

Tsonga, the runner-up in Shanghai previous year, saved all five break points he faced as he wrapped up victory in just 71 minutes. The lanky Argentine, playing on a wildcard, faded after taking the first set against the Belgian seed who won 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 in 2hr 18min. (more...)
Why this weird Wisconsin fumble ended up back in the Badgers' possession
- October 24, 2016

Ohio State appeared ready to cut the lead early in the third quarter with its best offensive movement on the day, but Barrett threw an interception in the end zone during a period of heavy rain. But the night belonged to Ohio State , which jumped for joy, returning home to Columbus still undefeated - and now battle-tested. On the first play by the Wisconsin offense, Hornibrook hit tight end Troy Fumagalli for a 28 yard pass. (more...)
India wins toss, bowls in 3rd ODI vs. New Zealand
- October 24, 2016

Even India's star batsman Virat Kohli offered Ross Taylor a consoling word after his catching horror. Dhoni felt they should have won the second ODI at New Delhi but didn't approach the match with any hangover of the unexpected defeat. Kohli continued to dominate the Blackcaps, after Dhoni's departure, and completed yet another century while chasing. Pandey, who scored 28, and Kohli put on an unbeaten 97-run partnership to bring the home crowd to life. (more...)
Hawkeyes move on to Wisconsin
- October 23, 2016

If UW goes 6-0 during its second-half trip through the West Division, which would include a win over Nebraska, all it would need to reach the Big Ten title game is for the Cornhuskers to lose one more game. All-American cornerback Desmond King tried to knock the ball loose from redshirt freshman tight end Kyle Penniston on an in-route from Hornibroook, but whiffed on the tackle. (more...)
Keys 1st American in WTA Finals since Williams sisters Keys 1st American in WTA Finals since Williams sisters
- October 23, 2016

But the German will have to contend with the likes of defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska (world No 3), Halep (4) and Muguruza (6), who cemented her reputation as a player for the big stage after she defeated Williams in the French Open final to claim her first Grand Slam. (more...)
Man Utd stalemate was good practice for West Brom, says Klopp
- October 23, 2016

The job to do for him, for all of us, is not to think when he had a moment like this. "I'm happy with the performance of my team, it's unbelievably hard against West Brom because there are so many balls in the air", he told BT Sport . (more...)
Ricciardo third on the grid for US GP
- October 23, 2016

This time , it's Rosberg with the big lead and Hamilton running out of time if he hopes to retain his Formula One championship. The good news for Hamilton is that he has won three of the last four American Grands Prix under Texan skies, including the last two. (more...)
Lionel Messi sets Champions League record with hat-trick against Manchester City
- October 22, 2016

However, the 30-year-old, who has been dogged by injury problems for the past two seasons, left the pitch early with a groin injury and only returned to the squad on Saturday. "You know what happens, I think about [an alternative], yeah". The difference was individual errors from Manchester City , fully capitalised upon by Lionel Messi. (more...)
City can get a result at Barca - Koeman City can get a result at Barca - Koeman
- October 21, 2016

Claudio Bravo claims it will take some time for Manchester City to hit their full stride under Pep Guardiola . City travel to the Nou Camp to face Barcelona in the Champions League low on confidence following three games without a win - but Koeman is convinced Guardiola's men can cause an upset on Wednesday night. (more...)
Cardinals climb back to .500, Jets in freefall
- October 21, 2016

With the running back situation, we're able to run the football and that makes it a whole lot easier, especially on the quarterback. "We took a couple shots, but really, they forced us to get rid of the ball quick". Colin Kaepernick completed 13 of 29 passes for 187 yards and a touchdown in his first start since November 1, 2015. He ran for 111 yards and three touchdowns. (more...)
Nadal puts end to 2016 season because of left wrist injury
- October 21, 2016

However, the 14-time Grand Slam champion struggled on some of the biggest stages because of his injury and missed Wimbledon altogether. At the Rio Olympics, he won doubles gold with close friend Marc Lopez but was beaten in the bronze medal singles play-off by Kei Nishikori. (more...)
NFL re-opening Josh Brown investigation; he won't travel to London
- October 21, 2016

The league said Thursday it based the one-game suspension on its own investigation after trying unsuccessfully to get documents from the King County Sheriff's Office in Washington state. The NFL now says it will "thoroughly review the additional information and determine next steps in the context of the NFL Personal Conduct Policy". (more...)
Maple Leafs' Matthews has modern record 4 goals in NHL debut
- October 21, 2016

It certainly did not like the defensive performance of his team, but he will take the two points in the standings anyway. Playing in his first National Hockey League game, Matthews scored four goals, and yes, that's an National Hockey League record for most goals scored in a player's first pro game, and Matthews didn't even need all three periods to crack the record book, scoring all four goals, which accounted for all the Maple Leaf goals on the night, in the first two periods of play. (more...)
9th-inning rally sends Cubs to the NLCS 9th-inning rally sends Cubs to the NLCS
- October 20, 2016

My answer is they needed something extraordinary to happen. "We have to stay in the moment and maintain our composure". Listen, but you see them on the field, they play. "We should all have a lot expected of us", Maddon added. "Still chirpy in the dugout. That's the big blow". "We don't quit", Maddon said. Cubs left-hander Jon Lester beat Johnny Cueto in Game 1, 1-0, and the matchup would have been the same. (more...)
Bumgarner, Gillaspie lead Giants over Mets Bumgarner, Gillaspie lead Giants over Mets
- October 20, 2016

And of course, there was his reputation. With one on and one out in the fourth, he struck out on a Bumgarner pitch in the dirt. He lived up to that reputation to the fullest extent on Wednesday. The Blue Jays did that on Tuesday and Terry Collins did it on Wednesday. While the Dodgers had 28 players spend time on the disabled list over the course of the season, the most for a major league team since at least 1987, their key contributors are healthy right now. (more...)
Cubs Break Out Offensively, Drill Dodgers To Even NLCS At 2-2
- October 20, 2016

So, we're not going to let - if we make a mistake, we're not going to blame it on a curse or anything else like that. Jansen struck out Bryant to end the eighth and the Dodgers padded their lead with two more runs in the bottom of the inning. (more...)
Urban Meyer calls Penn State's Saquon Barkley a 'first-rounder'
- October 20, 2016

Barrett (16) found a way to win this Saturday against a tough Wisconsin defense . Eight additional Big Ten programs appear among the top 25: No. 3 Minnesota, No. "It crossed my mind", Meyer said. "You have to stay off the white, and I think I had one foot on the white", Meyer said. "But I'm glad they won". Fast forward to last weekend and the Buckeyes were in a similar position. (more...)
Nats blast past Dodgers for 2-1 NLDS lead Nats blast past Dodgers for 2-1 NLDS lead
- October 20, 2016

Maeda, however, has been much better than Gonzalez this season. That puts them one win away from their first NLCS appearance since moving to Washington in 2005. "We're not afraid of this", first-year Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. The Nationals bullpen was right behind the Dodgers in ERA, at 3.37, and had 46 saves, one fewer than its NLDS opponent. (more...)
Prescott throws 3 TD passes, Cowboys beat Packers 30-16
- October 19, 2016

Maybe. But as long as Prescott keeps doing what he's doing and the Cowboys keep winning, Dak Prescott should be the quarterback who keeps playing. "You just couldn't ask for more inspiration from a player because everybody on this team knows what a hard position that is to play", Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said . (more...)
Cowboys keep rolling behind rookies Prescott, Elliott Cowboys keep rolling behind rookies Prescott, Elliott
- October 19, 2016

Rookie Ezekiel Elliott finished with 157 yards on 28 carries, giving him 703 yards rushing the second-most in a player's first six career games, behind only Eric Dickerson (787). "I mean four turnovers is totally unacceptable". It's a play he has to make if he wants receive more playing time. Jones has made many mistakes as the owner of the cowboys and he needs to be careful for this not to become another one. (more...)
Bayer Leverkusen v Tottenham Betting Tips
- October 19, 2016

As Leverkusen continued to take the game to their visitors, Pochettino made another change with Erik Lamela coming off to be replaced by Moussa Sissoko - but it did little to alter the pattern of the half. What's your prediction for Bayer Leverkusen v Tottenham Hotspur? Leverkusen were frustrated to finish with another draw, despite an impressive display. (more...)
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Almost Here Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Almost Here
- October 19, 2016

Regardless of your identity, what you do, or where you live, the probability is that you have been affected personally by breast cancer. More than 72,000 Texas women died from breast cancer between 2006-10, according to statistics gathered by the organization. (more...)
Claudio Ranieri: 'We need better balance in Champions League, Premier League' Claudio Ranieri: 'We need better balance in Champions League, Premier League'
- October 19, 2016

William Hill believes that a 1 - 0 win for Leicester City is most likely and is offering odds of 11/2 while Bet365's shortest odds are 5/1 on a 1 - 1 draw. Barely any threat existed - on either goal - until halftime approached and the Algerians combined. Copenhagen certainly had their chances throughout, namely when Andreas Cornelius was only inches away with a back-post header from a corner, plus a pair of second-half opportunities that went unmet. (more...)
UCL: Lyon-Juventus 0-1 Goals Highlights Commentary UCL: Lyon-Juventus 0-1 Goals Highlights Commentary
- October 19, 2016

There have been over 2.5 goals in 1 of the last 5 matches. As a result, Sevilla would be in sole possession of the top Group H with seven points and Juventus and Lyon would have five and four points, respectively. This is despite midfielder Mario Lemina being sent off in the 54th minute for a second yellow card. Juventus , the evening's opponents, have certainly had some growing pains this season, losing away to Inter Milan and failing to score against Sevilla at home. (more...)
Violent clashes in Madrid ahead of Real vs. Legia Warsaw Violent clashes in Madrid ahead of Real vs. Legia Warsaw
- October 19, 2016

Borussia Dortmund and another two vs. Cristiano Ronaldo endured a frustrating game in Real Madrid's 5-1 win over Legia Warsaw, but Zinedine Zidane still saluted his contribution. "We played with the intensity we needed to play with, we made a strong start and when we start like we did today it's very hard for our opponents". (more...)
Blue Jays still waiting for bats to break out in ALCS
- October 19, 2016

The short answer is: probably not. Last night during the first inning of Game 3 of the American League Championship Series, blood flowed down Bauer's hand, onto his uniform. He is also a lefty the righty-heavy Blue Jays lineup should be able to feast on. Bauer didn't put up much of an argument about leaving the game, another signal that the decision was out of his hands. (more...)
Champions League: Man City play like Barcelona, says Gerard Pique Champions League: Man City play like Barcelona, says Gerard Pique
- October 19, 2016

He added: "Of course here there are more games to play [in the Premier League], but I think the intensity in Italy and other places is quite the same". City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak said the Premier League club is entering a "critical new phase" after announcing record revenues of 391.8 million pounds (US$487 million) and a second successive annual profit of 20.5 million pounds. (more...)
Sandoval to sign bill raising tax for stadium, events center Sandoval to sign bill raising tax for stadium, events center
- October 18, 2016

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval holds up a bill he signed into law during a signing ceremony Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, in Las Vegas. The news comes just a few days after Raiders owner Mark Davis declared Las Vegas the "new home of the entire Raider Nation" despite not having the blessing of his 31 owner peers yet. (more...)
Mascherano wraps up Barcelona contract extension
- October 18, 2016

The 32-year-old was linked with a lucrative move to the Chinese Super League, but he opted to continue his career at the Spanish outfit. Barcelona had originally confirmed that their player would sign a new deal back in July , but confirmed on Monday that the paperwork will be signed this week. (more...)
Nationals beat Dodgers 8-3 to take 2-1 lead in NLDS
- October 17, 2016

For the third straight game, the Dodgers struck first against Washington thanks to the heroic efforts of rookie Corey Seager. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Jansen was awful. He gave up a 450-foot home run to Jayson Werth, walked two and gave up two more runs when Josh Reddick couldn't hold Ryan Zimmerman's drive at the wall in right field. (more...)
Cam Newton OK to play for Panthers after concussion
- October 17, 2016

Many have already counted the Panthers out, and head coach Ron Rivera said he'll gladly use that as motivation this week and beyond. "It's a situation we are in now, and it's all about how you're going to respond from it". "We both understand what's going on". The NFL Odds for the game have the Panthers favored by a field goal in this one. Those games came down to the final possession and a play here or there could have tipped the balance. (more...)
Cubs set NLCS rotation behind Jon Lester
- October 16, 2016

Two outs later, the only save of his major league career in the books , Kershaw's arms were raised and teammates were rushing to celebrate with a guy whose postseason performances have never carried the luster of his regular-season success. (more...)
Kyrgios fined $16500 for behavior at Shanghai Masters
- October 16, 2016

The defending champion weathered 12 aces and 28 winners from Pospisil before completing the 79-minute victory with a searing forehand to the corner. Murray, the orld number two, did endure a few nervy moments, particularly in the second set where he had to save two break points with the scores locked at two games all. (more...)
Golubic into Linz final after Keys pulls out sick Golubic into Linz final after Keys pulls out sick
- October 16, 2016

Konta will not get a chance to increase her points tally as she will not play next week - the last chance to win a place in the Finals. Sponsored Content: What are your agency's current data storage solutions? Elsewhere, Keys also had to be at her best to defeat Camila Giorgi 6-3, 6-4. (more...)