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Best bets for GGG-Canelo fight Best bets for GGG-Canelo fight
- September 14, 2017

Here's a look at where the money is going from Vegas bookmakers, along with opinions from boxing experts, trainers and my pick for the fight. "It's unbelievable to be in Las Vegas . Possessing impeccable records and incredible knockout power, both fighters have also promised a "Mexican-style" drama show, having indicated that their intentions are exclusively focused on stopping their opponent, going as far as guaranteeing that this fight will not go the distance. (more...)
Red-hot form, batting depth make India favourites against Australia Red-hot form, batting depth make India favourites against Australia
- September 14, 2017

India come into this series with an impeccable performance against Sri Lanka in the island nation, where the Men in Blue won all the matches, across all formats. "They know the conditions really well... and this is a massive series for us", he said, predicting a 3-2 win for the visitors. None of us gave the Aussies a chance in the Test series, but they were most competitive. (more...)
Are You Ready for Some Football? NFL Offers Monday Football Doubleheader Are You Ready for Some Football? NFL Offers Monday Football Doubleheader
- September 13, 2017

It's like, one, two, three, put your hand up. These two teams should be familiar with one another though, and this will be the 115th regular season match up between the Broncos and Chargers . Justin Simmons will take over for Ward at strong safety after a strong preseason (and 2016 in a reserve role). For the Broncos , Trevor Siemian returns for his second season as the team's starting quarterback after beating out second-year pro Paxton Lynch in training camp. (more...)
Juventus star Paulo Dybala discusses difficulties of playing alongside Lionel Messi Juventus star Paulo Dybala discusses difficulties of playing alongside Lionel Messi
- September 13, 2017

Having reached and then lost two of the last three finals, Juventus may well be hoping that this season it is a case of "third time lucky". While most sites are offering Dybala at 25/1 to win the golden boot, you can still take the Juventus man at 33/1 with some, and with the odds that favourable it's no surprise to see many taking a gamble on him as Juventus look set to go far in the tournament. (more...)
Eden Hazard: Chelsea have squad to win Champions League Eden Hazard: Chelsea have squad to win Champions League
- September 13, 2017

He will need to produce the performance of a lifetime to keep out the attacking threats from Qarabag's group opponents. Indeed, there are at least 11 other players who have a higher reputation than the South African striker. The Belgian is Roma's best player and it is no surprise that Conte wanted him. "The reaction (after the Burnley loss), especially in the derby against Tottenham, was very good". (more...)
Mourinho plays down Champions League hopes Mourinho plays down Champions League hopes
- September 12, 2017

Jose Mourinho has played down Manchester United's chances of Champions League glory, saying English domestic fixture congestion will work against the three-time European champions. "I feel weaker without Fellaini in my squad, it doesn't matter if he is in team or the bench so if his condition is improved I will select him but I can not say yet". (more...)
David Johnson (wrist) expected to miss significant time, report says David Johnson (wrist) expected to miss significant time, report says
- September 12, 2017

David Johnson likely is headed for injured reserve, but not necessarily for the season. Before getting injured Sunday, Johnson was on his way to having a nice game. Backup offensive lineman John Wetzel replaced Humphries. Once Arians finds out the official diagnosis of Johnson's injury, he'll address the depth at running back, saying he has "all the confidence" in the running backs on the roster. (more...)
Mourinho not shaken by draw Mourinho not shaken by draw
- September 12, 2017

So I'm not disappointed with the players, I'm not critical with it, it's just a natural outcome. Nevertheless, United manager Jose Mourinho claimed his confidence in his side remains intact despite their failure to hold the lead given to them by goals from Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku . (more...)
Hurricane Irma forces evacuation of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate Hurricane Irma forces evacuation of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate
- September 11, 2017

Trump said yesterday as part of his weekly address to the nation. Mar-a-Lago is a members-only social club, with ballrooms, a few guest suites and living quarters for Trump himself. It's unclear if Trump plans on releasing a rap album or not. "With gratitude for our first responders, and prayers for those in the storm's path, America stands united - and I mean totally united. (more...)
DeShone Kizer scores first NFL TD
- September 11, 2017

The Browns settled down after another shaky possession in which rookie DeShone Kizer was sacked twice before tying the score on a 1-yard quarterback sneak by Kizer. A team that's in the middle of the road in this area the past three years needs a major spike to have a chance at the 30-points-per-game clip the offense so covets. (more...)
Odell Beckham Jr. a game-time decision vs. Cowboys Odell Beckham Jr. a game-time decision vs. Cowboys
- September 11, 2017

Part of the struggles of the Cowboys' offense against the Giants' defense come from the personnel the Giants deploy. But even beyond that unit, there were concerns with predictable personnel, play-calling and a less than-stellar ground game. (more...)
Messi treble stretches Barca lead over wasteful Real Messi treble stretches Barca lead over wasteful Real
- September 11, 2017

Dembele assist Even better for their long-term prospects than the lopsided win, the player who Barcelona signed to help fill the hole left by Neymar had a positive debut. Suarez was little doubt that Messi was the hero of the hour and handed his team-mate familiar plaudits. Barcelona have won both their LaLiga games so far this season 2-0 and will hope to cruise past Espanyol , who have only registered a point from their opening two games. (more...)
Murray and Hingis seal memorable US Open mixed doubles triumph Murray and Hingis seal memorable US Open mixed doubles triumph
- September 11, 2017

Kiwi Michael Venus shakes hands with Martina Hingis after losing to the former world No 1's team in the US Open mixed doubles final. "It was an awesome feeling to play here in the singles final", Hingis said of her 1997 Arthur Ashe Stadium finals debut. (more...)
More details on what Joe Paterno knew of Sandusky child rapes More details on what Joe Paterno knew of Sandusky child rapes
- September 10, 2017

This version of events would seriously undermine a long-held belief among Paterno loyalists that the coach was mostly a peripheral figure in a series of university fuck-ups that allowed Sandusky to sexually assault at least 10 boys over the course of decades. (more...)
Awe-Inspiring Nadal Crushes Del Potro to Reach Final Awe-Inspiring Nadal Crushes Del Potro to Reach Final
- September 10, 2017

Talking about his build-up to the US Open , Federer added: "I think there's definitely things that happened in the preparation and throughout the tournament that led to my performance today, because I can play much better but I can play worse, too". (more...)
Cleveland Cavs: Isaiah Thomas Won't Be Ready For Season Opener Cleveland Cavs: Isaiah Thomas Won't Be Ready For Season Opener
- September 08, 2017

We're not going to rush it, at all". The state of Thomas' hip during a physical was a holdup in completing the trade that sent Kyrie Irving to the Celtics . "And that's just LeBron ", continued Thomas , who averaged a career-high 28.9 points a game last season. "I read that like a guy who has been in the locker room with him every day for the last two and a half years and flown on the the plane", Stevens says. (more...)
Dustin Pedroia defends Red Sox stealing signs Dustin Pedroia defends Red Sox stealing signs
- September 08, 2017

Fister gave up 1 run over 7 innings, Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a 2-run home run and drove in 3 runs, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 on Wednesday night, a day after the teams played a 19-inning marathon. Manager John Farrell said Smith was still a little sore after taking a line drive off his leg during his final rehab start over the weekend, but was cleared to play. (more...)
Oklahoma Sooners vs Ohio State Buckeyes Oklahoma Sooners vs Ohio State Buckeyes
- September 08, 2017

We'd never seen a team sing their fight song on our field. Not only do the fifth-ranked Sooners, a 7½-point underdog, need revenge against the No. 2 Buckeyes. "Hey, if you scared, you don't wanna go hard?" If the running game isn't there early , expect OU to lean heavy on the intermediate and deep passing game to open up some of those rushing lanes. (more...)
Georgia at Notre Dame 09/09/17 Predictions Georgia at Notre Dame 09/09/17 Predictions
- September 07, 2017

He does not get a lot of opportunity because your second guy has to take all the reps, so he did not get a lot of those. "He can definitely make all the checks, all the alerts, everything like that". "In his mind, he's there to play football and study". Miller and Lewis were depth pieces that Alabama was going to call on throughout the year, but I think the two that are coming back at some point, Evans and Jennings, are the more notable names. (more...)
Sloane Stephens in US Open semifinals; Carreno Busta wins Sloane Stephens in US Open semifinals; Carreno Busta wins
- September 07, 2017

As he digested congratulatory texts from compatriots such as Wayne Ferreira , the last South African man to make the semi-final of a major in Australia in 2003, and golf superstar Ernie Els, a four-time major victor, the 31-year-old Anderson has bigger targets. (more...)