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Nationals set to make Dave Martinez next manager Nationals set to make Dave Martinez next manager
- October 30, 2017

Mets hitting coach Kevin Long and former Red Sox manager John Farrell also interviewed for the Washington job. Martinez played for nine major-league franchises over 16 years, including two seasons with the Giants (1993-94) and four with the Montreal Expos, the team that moved to Washington in 2005 and became the Nationals . (more...)
Astros' Gurriel may be punished for gesture at LA's Darvish Astros' Gurriel may be punished for gesture at LA's Darvish
- October 30, 2017

The cameras were on Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel in Game 3 when he made what appeared to be a racially insensitive gesture after hitting a home run off of Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish . "I've never had anything against Darvish". As ESPN's Buster Olney has pointed out, even if Manfred had tried to suspend Gurriel during the World Series, the players' union appeal process would have delayed the suspension until next season anyway. (more...)
Buffallo Bills trade DT Marcell Dareus to Jacksonville Jaguars
- October 29, 2017

There's no doubting Dareus' talent. The fact that the Bills got rid of Dareus isn't a complete surprise, as the team had been looking to dump him for several weeks. But he has been suspended twice by the National Football League and sent home by new coach Sean McDermott . He was sent home from Baltimore before a Bills preseason game there in August. (more...)
What NFL players are saying about Bob McNair's 'inmates' comment What NFL players are saying about Bob McNair's 'inmates' comment
- October 29, 2017

That isn't going to stop McNair from trying, however. "I'm 100 percent with these players", O'Brien said . McNair later spoke to Vincent privately and apologized, saying he didn't intend his words to be taken literally, which Vincent reportedly accepted. (more...)
Jose Mourinho set to seek replacement for Luke Shaw Jose Mourinho set to seek replacement for Luke Shaw
- October 29, 2017

That would seem to suit United, who now face taking a major financial hit unless Shaw is able to play his way back to the type of form which saw England come calling before a succession on injuries, including a broken leg, halted his progression at the Theatre of Dreams. (more...)
Matic, not Dier, the midfielder Mourinho 'really wanted' for Manchester United Matic, not Dier, the midfielder Mourinho 'really wanted' for Manchester United
- October 28, 2017

The left-back starred under Pochettino during their time together at Southampton before the latter joined Tottenham in May 2014 while the former went on to sign for Manchester United that summer. "He needs [lots of] matches in a row to play, to make mistakes, to get conditioned, to get match fitness and at this moment I can't give him that", Mourinho added. (more...)
Several players up for Gold Glove Awards
- October 28, 2017

Rizzo has one Gold Glove, while Zobrist has never won one. The 60th annual Gold Glove Award winners will be announced on November 7 at 9 PM on ESPN. Dickey won the award for American League pitchers in 2013 with Toronto and was a finalist last season, his final year with the Blue Jays. Following the ESPN announcement telecast, voting for the Rawlings Platinum Glove Award presented by SABR, will begin at www.rawlings.com . (more...)
New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower out for season New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower out for season
- October 27, 2017

He would return to play in weeks four through seven, but in the Sunday Night battle against the Atlanta Falcons , Hightower hurt his shoulder while tackling Devonta Freeman in the third quarter. He had 2 sacks and 12 tackles while on the field. With Hightower out, his snaps are expected to fall to Kyle Van Noy and veteran David Harris . "With anybody on the team, it's like, man, you never want those things to happen", Roberts said . (more...)
Earl Watson caused divide in Suns front office before firing Earl Watson caused divide in Suns front office before firing
- October 24, 2017

McDonough said he, interim coach Jay Triano and Bledsoe met Monday morning and that Bledsoe was sent home at the end of the discussion. Shortly before news broke Sunday that the Suns fired head coach Earl Watson , Bledsoe tweeted , "I Dont wanna be here", so it sounds like he could be on his way out of Phoenix. (more...)
Michigan Wolverines at Penn State Nittany Lions Michigan Wolverines at Penn State Nittany Lions
- October 23, 2017

If Barkley can be the star in Columbus and again when Penn State travels to Michigan State on Nov. 4, then he will clinch the Heisman before November is even over. That's why Penn State looks like a team fully capable of defending the Big Ten championship. He got key blocks from left tackle Ryan Bates and left guard Steven Gonzalez.On the Lions' next possession, McSorley ran for 23 yards and then threw a 50-50 ball that 6-6 tight end Mike Gesicki pulled down for a 35-yard gain to the ... (more...)
'Stand for National Anthem' Petition Started by Trump 'Stand for National Anthem' Petition Started by Trump
- October 21, 2017

Those protests were conducted by players to protest the treatment of African Americans by law enforcement across the U.S. So sorry, Donald, you don't get to impose your will on people by making mean tweets about them. "What we try to do is deal with the underlying issue and understand what it is that they're protesting and try to address that matter". "We agreed that these are common issues and pledged to meet again to continue this work together". (more...)
Dallas Cowboys to host the 2018 NFL Draft Dallas Cowboys to host the 2018 NFL Draft
- October 20, 2017

The league announced on Wednesday that the 2018 draft is going the Cowboys' AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The 83rd NFL Draft will take place on April 26-28, 2018. Philadelphia was the first city to make a festival-style event out of the draft, drawing over 250,000 attendees from 42 states and delivering nearly $95 million of economic impact to the city, according to a study conducted by Temple University's Sports and Research Center. (more...)
Benfica teen Svilar breaks Casillas┬┤ Champions League record against Man Utd Benfica teen Svilar breaks Casillas┬┤ Champions League record against Man Utd
- October 20, 2017

Other managers cry and cry and cry when some player is injured. The only downside for Mourinho was watching Rashford hobble off with a knee injury. Jose Mourinho will want all his midfielders back from injury as soon as possible as his players now seem deflated. (more...)
MRI on knee comes back clean MRI on knee comes back clean
- October 20, 2017

The Golden State Warriors and Dubnation have been holding their breath a bit awaiting the results of Draymond Green's MRI . Draymond Green told David Aldridge of TNT that he will "be fine". The Warriors lost 122-121 after the officials waved off Kevin Durant 's buzzer-beater. He stayed in the game to take the free throws but soon left and didn't return because of what the team described as a knee strain. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp Reports "Absolutely Good News" On Injured Liverpool Star
- October 17, 2017

However, Klopp says there is no chance he'll field a weakened team against Maribor . But Reds manager Jurgen Klopp has ruled out any further squad rotation for the Group E game . Jurgen Klopp has confirmed Loris Karius will replace Simon Mignolet in goal for Liverpool's Champions League match against Maribor on Tuesday night. (more...)
Did Watford's Richarlison dive to win a penalty against Arsenal? Did Watford's Richarlison dive to win a penalty against Arsenal?
- October 16, 2017

I didn't even have to jump, actually. "The crowd gets up - "Yeah, we've got somebody who can win it" - and they all just backed off". "I think that's what we lacked, especially in the second half". "We panicked. And we stand there with defeat". He added: "We dropped our level in the second half". 'You know when we got the ball we missed a chance, but we missed as well to play, we missed it completely. (more...)
Hawks to net two more draft picks in trade with Cavs Hawks to net two more draft picks in trade with Cavs
- October 15, 2017

Felder , 22, averaged 4.0 points and 1.4 assists in his first National Basketball Association season. It's a logical move for the Cavaliers , who needed to shed at least one guaranteed contract prior to Tuesday's season opener against the Boston Celtics . (more...)
Hertha Berlin Players And Coaches Take A Knee Hertha Berlin Players And Coaches Take A Knee
- October 15, 2017

The action was meant to show solidarity with N.F.L. players who have been protesting police treatment of blacks and social injustice in the United States by kneeling, sitting or locking arms through the national anthem before games. The protests of intolerance in the United States have successfully made their transition overseas. Kneeling during the national anthem at NFL games has become a form of protest against treatment of African-Americans since last season and it has continued through ... (more...)
49ers release linebacker NaVorro Bowman 49ers release linebacker NaVorro Bowman
- October 15, 2017

Bowman made three-straight Pro Bowls with Fangio as his coach from 2011-2013 before a knee injury forced him to miss all of 2014, Fangio's a year ago in San Francisco. Bowman , who was disgruntled with a lack of playing time in Week 5 against the Indianapolis Colts , was headed towards being an excess commodity on the Niners' rebuilding roster. (more...)
Watch Asia Cup 2017 match online, on TV Watch Asia Cup 2017 match online, on TV
- October 15, 2017

In the opening match, India outplayed Japan 5-1. "Yes, we are good with our counter-attacks but India just proved to be very fast for us in the end". Despite scoring 12 goals in the last two games their penalty corner conversion rate remains a matter of grave concern. At the break, it was 5-0 with a promise of more to come. (more...)