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Arsene Wenger gives injury update ahead of Arsenal's clash with Watford Arsene Wenger gives injury update ahead of Arsenal's clash with Watford
- October 14, 2017

Against stubborn and disciplined defences that are happy to relinquish possession in favour of cramping their own defensive third, especially in and around the penalty area, often times, it is width that can provide the key to breaking them down. (more...)
Yankees to Send Masahiro Tanaka Against Astros in Game 1 Yankees to Send Masahiro Tanaka Against Astros in Game 1
- October 14, 2017

In Game 4 , their pitchers' fastballs averaged a staggering 98 miles per hour, never once dipping below 96 - and that was with Chapman, who sometimes touches 102 and 103 miles per hour, not even participating. It's not a stretch to imagine this series being decided by what happens when the Yankees' powerful bullpen goes to work against the most relentless offense in the game. (more...)
Liverpool Star Coutinho Claimed to Have Made Secret Deal Liverpool Star Coutinho Claimed to Have Made Secret Deal
- October 13, 2017

However, it is highly unlikely that, after rejecting a sizeable offer for the No. 10 in the summer, that Liverpool will sanction Coutinho's departure in January. According to The Mirror , Barcelona are now ready to return for Coutinho in January after missing out on him in the summer. Yet despite Grau's comments, Spanish football expert Guillem Balague remains doubtful that Barça will actually submit a bid for the Brazilian in January. (more...)
Inside view of the Australian team bus with shattered glass Inside view of the Australian team bus with shattered glass
- October 12, 2017

The seat next to the window was unoccupied at the time. Meanwhile, city police have arrested two persons on suspicion on their involvement in rock throwing at the bus of Australian cricket team. "We strongly condemn it", Sonowal said on his official Twitter account. "Have spoken to Sarbananda Sonowalji about the Guwahati incident". The rock, believed to be roughly the size of a cricket ball, was thrown at a window on the right-hand side of the bus, while it was returning from the ... (more...)
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie suspended after leaving Giants facility Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie suspended after leaving Giants facility
- October 12, 2017

McAdoo told reporters Wednesday that he had a personal conversation with Rodgers-Cromartie, and on Wednesday morning, the veteran corner chose to leave the team. Before coming to the Giants, he also spent time with the Philadelphia Eagles and Denver Broncos . At 0-5, the New York Giants are going nowhere fast. (more...)
Shane Duffy confident as Ireland head into crunch World Cup qualifier tonight
- October 10, 2017

The game against the Republic of Ireland will be played at Cardiff City Stadium and will see an influx of Irish fans arriving at Wales' National Airport. Those shrewd Eurovision fanatics nodded their heads wearily, knowing that Cyprus were probably unlikely to step on Greek toes, particularly when nothing much was at stake for them. (more...)
Modi shakes hand with Indian, US players Modi shakes hand with Indian, US players
- October 09, 2017

Years of training, sacking of coaches, loads of money spent on publicity and facility upgrades, and the Indian under-17 football squad loses 0-3 to the USA . "We have lost three points but have not lost hope and they are concentrated enough to earn a good result". Andrew Carleton caught the Indian defence off guard in the 84th minute to make it 3-0 to USA . (more...)
Carlos Sainz Jr. apologises for crash on Toro Rosso swansong
- October 09, 2017

Sainz's afternoon came to an end shortly after running off circuit on the opening lap, in what was his final grand prix for the team before hooking up with Renault for the final four races and beyond into next season. The announcement from Toro Rosso also confirmed Gasly for the USGP, meaning he will not fight for the Super Formula title in Japan despite sitting just half a point behind the leader heading into the season finale. (more...)
In FSU win, Malik Rosier proves he's Miami's big-game quarterback In FSU win, Malik Rosier proves he's Miami's big-game quarterback
- October 09, 2017

This does not sit well with Hurricanes' head coach Mark Richt , who sprinted to midfield and told the players to "get your asses" out of there. Maybe Coach Jimbo Fisher doesn't fully trust his freshman QB? Rosier connected with Ahmmon Richards on a 33-yard sideline route, and a few plays later Richards decked A.J. (more...)
Costa Rica Qualify For World Cup After Dramatic Last-Minute Equaliser V Honduras Costa Rica Qualify For World Cup After Dramatic Last-Minute Equaliser V Honduras
- October 09, 2017

In the remaining fixtures of the round, Honduras host Mexico on Tuesday, while Costa Rica go to Panama and the United States travel to bottom side Trinidad and Tobago. Costa Rica (16 points) will finish second to Mexico (21), with those as the only two CONCACAF sides to have booked their tickets to Russian Federation. (more...)
Raiders Need To Handle Business Against Ravens, Avoid Third Consecutive Loss Raiders Need To Handle Business Against Ravens, Avoid Third Consecutive Loss
- October 09, 2017

It would also help if the Raiders can get the running game going. WR Michael Crabtree (bruised lung) is dealing with his own health issue. The game should also be a good litmus test for Oakland's banged-up secondary, even though the Ravens haven't had much success throwing the ball. (more...)
Western Michigan and Buffalo break FBS scoring record in 7OT thriller Western Michigan and Buffalo break FBS scoring record in 7OT thriller
- October 09, 2017

Only 14 total points were scored in the middle two quarters, all by Western Michigan , but Buffalo outscored the Broncos 17-7 in the fourth quarter. It's not often a football team scores 71 points, and has to rally on its last possession. Ernsberger caught the touchdown to tie up the game at 38, after Buffalo score on its first frame of overtime. (more...)
Google balloons to help restore Puerto Rico's cell networks Google balloons to help restore Puerto Rico's cell networks
- October 08, 2017

The license extends from October 6th until April 4th, 2018, and it was granted to Ben Wojtowicz, a software engineer and member of Alphabet's X lab who works on Project Loon. "More than 160 GB of data has been sent to people over a combined area of 40,000km2 - that's roughly the size of Switzerland - and enough data to send and receive around 30 million WhatsApp messages, or 2 million emails". (more...)
India wins toss and bowls against Australia in 1st T20 India wins toss and bowls against Australia in 1st T20
- October 08, 2017

Only Tim Paine (17) managed to cross the double-digit mark as Australia were reduced to 118 for eight in 18.4 overs when rain arrived. Indian pace all-rounder was also among the wickets as he sent back the out of form Travis Head for just nine runs. (more...)
Elgar, Markram make Bangladesh pay for poor bowling Elgar, Markram make Bangladesh pay for poor bowling
- October 07, 2017

Bangladesh are already without another of their leading batsmen, Shakib Al Hassan, who asked to skip the tour to rest because of exhaustion. For Duanne Olivier , who plays his first-class cricket in Bloemfontein for Knights, the news can not be better. (more...)
Catalonia to Declare Independence in 'Matter of Days' Catalonia to Declare Independence in 'Matter of Days'
- October 05, 2017

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy called the vote a "mockery" of democracy, and the European Commission expressed support for Madrid's position before the referendum . A child wears an " estelada ", or Catalonia independent flag, with others in a protest in Barcelona , Spain, Tuesday Oct. 3, 2017. Puigdemont said the vote was valid and binding, and that "we have to apply it". (more...)
Gun fight ends, 1 jawan, 3 terrorists killed in battle Gun fight ends, 1 jawan, 3 terrorists killed in battle
- October 04, 2017

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has called a high level meeting to discuss the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of the militant attack at a BSF camp in Srinagar on Tuesday, reports said. The identity of the attackers was yet to be ascertained but the Jaish-e-Mohammad militant outfit has claimed the responsibility for the attack. Shortly after their entry, there was heavy barrage of fire and explosions between militants and the security personnel. (more...)
Terrorists attack BSF camp near Srinagar global airport, injure 2 jawans Terrorists attack BSF camp near Srinagar global airport, injure 2 jawans
- October 04, 2017

Khan said around seven to eight members of the group are still at large and some of them are still active in south Kashmir. At least one suspected rebel has been killed and three soldiers have been wounded in Indian-controlled Kashmir after fighters stormed a paramilitary base, according to police. (more...)
Will the Yankees top the Twins tonight and reach the ALDS? Will the Yankees top the Twins tonight and reach the ALDS?
- October 04, 2017

Santana (3.28 ERA , 1.126 WHIP , 211.1 IP), though, also had an outstanding year, and he strikes me as having the flawless makeup to pitch well in a game like this. While Tuesday's decision calls into question Sano's availability should the Twins advance to face the Cleveland Indians in the division series, the idea of a power threat like Sano was tantalizing to Twins staff and his teammates as well. (more...)
Titans Workout Weeden, Barkley, McGloin, Yates Titans Workout Weeden, Barkley, McGloin, Yates
- October 04, 2017

Mularkey says a final decision on whether Mariota plays when Tennessee visits Miami (1-2) could come just before the game Sunday. Until Mariota is healthy enough to return, Titans coach Mike Mularkey said backup Matt Cassel will take some first-team reps in practice this week and likely start Week 5 against the Dolphins . (more...)