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Sandoval to sign bill raising tax for stadium, events center Sandoval to sign bill raising tax for stadium, events center
- October 18, 2016

I've already made a commitment to the Governor of Nevada, the State of Nevada, and the City of Las Vegas. State lawmakers last week approved legislation to increase Las Vegas-area hotel taxes to raise $750 million for a stadium partly financed by casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, and more than $400 million to expand and renovate the Las Vegas Convention Center. (more...)
Neymar will sign three-year contract extension this week, Barcelona announce
- October 18, 2016

The 24-year-old has been in fine form in front of goal for Barcelona so far this season, scoring four goals in six La Liga games. He becomes the latest player to sign a new deal following Sergio Busquets last month and Javier Mascherano on Monday. (more...)
Wilson leads Seattle's late rally for 26-24 win over Atlanta
- October 17, 2016

The Falcons always talk about playing turnover-free ball, but they failed to play a clean game. The Seahawks came back to pull within 24-23 on a Christine Michael 1-yard run with 4:43 remaining, but Hauschka, who missed a field goal earlier in the half, had his extra point try blocked by Atlanta lineman Ra'Shede Hageman to keep the Falcons in front. (more...)
NFL Week 6 Predictions: Carolina Panthers vs. New Orleans Saints 10/16/16
- October 17, 2016

It all starts by racking in more wins starting this Sunday when the Panthers play the New Orleans Saints. The big quarterback can't be allowed to be comfortable and opponents have been able to get to him this season (he has been sacked 13 times in less than four full games, and that doesn't take into account the hits that he takes on scrambles, designed runs and when he is pressured). (more...)
Maeda to start Game 1 for Dodgers
- October 16, 2016

Cubs led the majors with 103 wins in the regular season, 12 more than Los Angeles. Then came a four-run ninth inning Tuesday in San Francisco that kept the Cubs from needing a winner-take-all NLDS game on Thursday at Wrigley. The Cubs last made a World Series appearance in 1945. Can they become their best selves at the right time? . Club architect Theo Epstein pushed all of his chips in with the off-season signings of Jason Heyward , Ben Zobrist and John Lackey , considered the final ... (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino not blaming players after missing chance to go top Mauricio Pochettino not blaming players after missing chance to go top
- October 16, 2016

Setting out on a particularly arduous path this weekend is Tottenham , handed seven games in three competitions during a 23-day stretch starting Saturday against West Bromwich Albion. The Belgium worldwide was stretchered from the field after an awkward landing following a collision with team-mate Jan Vertonghen and Eric Dier was thrown on in his place. (more...)
Cibulkova beats defending champion Pavlyuchenkova in Linz Cibulkova beats defending champion Pavlyuchenkova in Linz
- October 16, 2016

Take our online survey. The 12th-ranked Suarez Navarro led 5-1 but struggled to close out the opening set against Sorribes Tormo before dominating the second. Suarez Navarro will next play Denisa Allertova of the Czech Republic, who beat Anett Kontaveit of Estonia 6-3, 6-4. Dominika Cibulkova claimed a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Carla Suárez Navarro on Saturday in Linz to set up a final with Switzerland's Viktorija Golubic . (more...)
Jos Buttler: England skipper 'disappointed' with Bangladesh celebrations
- October 15, 2016

Buttler was heading off the field before he turned back, apparently incensed by a comment from a Bangladesh player during their exuberant celebrations. "But players from both sides should control themselves", he said . "You try and stay calm but we knew we had to take wickets to win the game". "Maybe in hindsight I could just walk away, but it is what it is", the wicketkeeper-batsman added. (more...)
Broncos punt, Chargers muff, Denver recovers
- October 15, 2016

Denver had a pair of two-game losing streaks that they overcame last season to win the Super Bowl. "Especially beating a good football team in front of are home fans". Travis Benjamin let a punt glance of his leg, and it was recovered by the Broncos at the San Diego 11. DEN-McManus 29 yard field goal, 5:40. Siemian finished 30 of 50 for 230 yards and a touchdown. (more...)
Suresh Raina ruled out of first ODI due to viral fever Suresh Raina ruled out of first ODI due to viral fever
- October 15, 2016

The board, in a statement, clarified that no replacement for Raina would be required as he was expected to be fit and up for selection for the second ODI , which will take place next Thursday in New Delhi . Raina was looking forward to feature in his first ODI since October 2015. India have already swept the Test series 3-0. India , who have recently completed a three-match series whitewash against New Zealand , will play the ODI series against the Kane Williamson-led side from October ... (more...)
Heisman candidate Jackson, No. 7 Louisville eke out ACC victory Heisman candidate Jackson, No. 7 Louisville eke out ACC victory
- October 15, 2016

QB Lamar Jackson and his Louisville teammates have piled up so many points and yards and scores this season, their numbers can only be described as extraordinary. Jones and company converted on three third downs and a fourth down during the sequence-which ate up almost nine minutes of clock-and cut the score to 17-14, putting the pressure on Louisville and Heisman Trophy frontrunner Lamar Jackson to ice the game. (more...)
Andy Murray qualifies for Shanghai Masters quarter-finals Andy Murray qualifies for Shanghai Masters quarter-finals
- October 14, 2016

Djokovic skipped last week's China Open with a wrist injury but there were few doubts about his form as he dismantled Canadian qualifier Vasek Pospisil 6-4, 6-4 today. Jack Sock notched another breakthrough in what's been his best season on tour, rebounding to beat Milos Raonic 0-6, 6-4, 7-6 (8) and reach his first Masters-level quarterfinal. (more...)
Zambrotta wants Ibrahimovic at Delhi Dynamos Zambrotta wants Ibrahimovic at Delhi Dynamos
- October 14, 2016

Ibrahimovic, however, is expected to soon enter new, long-term contract talks with United. "Ibra has so many fans in India that he would be happy to come to play here", the manager of Delhi Dynamos told the Indian paper. Since impressing straightaway on his competitive debut with the Red Devils in the Community Shield game against defending league champions Leicester City, Ibrahimovic has scored four goals in seven league appearances so far. (more...)
Mike McCarthy not happy with questions about Packers offense Mike McCarthy not happy with questions about Packers offense
- October 14, 2016

McCarthy insists no one with the Packers is satisfied with what has occurred so far. That makes these questions more than relevant. "I've got to play a lot better". Detroit). Starting running back Orleans Darkwa had seven carries for 11 yards. It was Cobb's best game of the season with nine catches for 108 yards. (more...)
Brady ready to take out "Deflategate" frustrations on league
- October 13, 2016

On his first series, Brady listened to a loud ovation from the thousands of Patriots fans on hand. The Browns pulled level on their next possession, but the Pats responded with a drive capped by Brady's first touchdown pass to Bennett. "He's our guy", Gronkowski said. And that led to some talk about Coach Bill Belichick being more indispensable to the Patriots than Brady is. He interrupted his throwing - with fully inflated footballs, presumably - to chat with referee Bill Vinovich. (more...)
Teammates welcome Cam Newton back to practice
- October 13, 2016

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was recently seen riding a scooter without a helmet, but Ron Rivera isn't anxious about it, despite his quarterback remaining in concussion protocol. "To have Cam not feeling like he was last week and seeing him more like himself was really good for all of us". We know the team we're playing is a championship-level team that has lost some tough, close games. (more...)
Packers show they can dominate line of scrimmage vs Giants Packers show they can dominate line of scrimmage vs Giants
- October 13, 2016

He left late in the third quarter after Giants linebacker Keenan Robinson landed on his left ankle at the end of a 2-yard run. Green Bay , which was idle in Week 4, is 8-2 SU and 8-1-1 ATS in its last 10 post-bye-week games. Cobb appeared to be OK on the sideline after taking a hit to the back of his head or neck on a 13-yard catch on third-and-10 with about 2 minutes left. (more...)
A new cardinal, Archbishop Tobin, to speak at Notre Dame on refugees
- October 13, 2016

The Vatican on Sunday announced that Pope Francis had nominated 17 new cardinals even though only four of them are eligible to vote in a conclave to elect his successor. In his statement, Hogsett said Indianapolis has been blessed by Tobin's spiritual and civic leadership. Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago. The 17 new cardinals were from 15 different countries with the United States of America (USA) having three new cardinals, one of whom will be heading a newly-created department in the ... (more...)
India beat NZ in Kolkata Test, retains no.1 Test ranking
- October 12, 2016

He's the best keeper in the country". On Day 2, Bhuvneshwar Kumar had bowled a fantastic spell, claiming five wickets that put New Zealand on back-foot on the second day of the second Test that had left the visitors tottering at 128 for 7 on the rain-hit day. (more...)
Pentagon hints possible Yemen retaliation
- October 12, 2016

The Pentagon is warning whomever fired missiles at a US Navy destroyer and an accompanying ship off the coast of Yemen over the weekend had done so "at their own peril", language that suggested preparations for possible retaliation. Funerals for several top rebel-allied officers and officials killed in Saturday's strike were held in Sanaa on Tuesday, rebel-controlled Saba news agency reported. (more...)
Agnieszka Radwanska wins China Open women's final Agnieszka Radwanska wins China Open women's final
- October 12, 2016

I've been playing great tennis and making sure the trophy stays in a special place. And she would go on to win six games in a row, taking the first set 6-4. Konta will face third-ranked Agnieszka Radwanska in Sunday s final, after she beat Ukrainian Elina Svitolina 7-6 (7/3), 6-3 in the semis. The achievement caps an incredible rise that has seen the Eastbourne-based player rise from number 146 in the world in a little over a year. (more...)
Scotland boss praises Chris Martin in World Cup qualifier against Lithuania
- October 12, 2016

Best we have played for a long time. Kick-off time 19:45. The game will be screened live on TV and online ( Sky Sports 2/HD UK, SKY GO Extra, Sky Go UK, Sky Sports 5/HD UK, NOW TV UK). Really we should've won the game and I've to say well done to the lads. Speaking to BBC Scotland , the 37-year-old said: "For Gordon Strachan to say before the game it wasn't a must-win game, well is the next one now a must-win game?" But Scotland was the bigger threat and went close in the 13th ... (more...)
What We Learned From The Cowboys' 28-14 Win Over The Bengals What We Learned From The Cowboys' 28-14 Win Over The Bengals
- October 11, 2016

Prescott, who completed 18 of 24 attempts against the Bengals, downplayed his own role in flying through the record books. Again, it's not an indictment of Romo's abilities, but if the team returns to him how much do they lose in terms of chemistry? Coming into this game, there was plenty of reasons to doubt that the former Ohio State running back could be effective during Sunday's game. (more...)
Ashwin hands India edge over New Zealand (Tea Report) Ashwin hands India edge over New Zealand (Tea Report)
- October 11, 2016

The only dampener to India's day was perhaps veteran opener Gautam Gambhir suffering an injury. New Zealand batted sedately after resuming at the overnight 28 without loss, but were also fortunate not to lose Guptill in the first half hour's play and then Latham. (more...)
Nico Rosberg pulls clear in title race after Lewis Hamilton's horror start Nico Rosberg pulls clear in title race after Lewis Hamilton's horror start
- October 11, 2016

I just want to take it race by race. "The Stewards are conducting a hearing". Mercedes lodged an official appeal to the FIA, the sport's governing body, in protest at Max Verstappen's driving in the closing stages at Suzuka, reports the press association . (more...)
Murray joins Konta in China Open finals
- October 10, 2016

Radwanska, the 2011 champion, secured a 7-6 (3), 6-3 victory over Svitolina, who upset world No. 1 Angelique Kerber earlier in the tournament, in one hour and 41 minutes. Andy Murray took Novak Djokovic's China Open crown at the weekend, but that's not all that the Scot is after as he closes in on the Serb's number one ranking. (more...)
Patriots' Martellus Bennett said he channeled a Marvel superhero during win
- October 10, 2016

The Browns are 0-5 for the third time during the expansion era. The Browns haven't won since December 13. Dallas (4-1) has won four in a row. Most of the early arrivals were there to root for the Patriots, not the hometown Browns. He was in on three run stuffs, and he had a hand in one pass breakup. The Patriots' epic win Sunday sent fans into a frenzy on social media, particularly after the three-time Super Bowl MVP celebrated his so-called revenge tour by busting out retired Carolina ... (more...)
Michael Bisping full of admiration for retiring opponent Dan Henderson
- October 10, 2016

It's definitely a disappointing finish for Henderson, who could have retired as a champion. Looking at the strike stats, Bisping certainly got off the bigger volume of punches. "This guy is incredible. At his age, he just kicked my ass", said Bisping following the fight. All the trash talk, you have to respect he is a legend. (more...)
Will The Eagles Fly Past Zambia? Will The Eagles Fly Past Zambia?
- October 10, 2016

Super Eagles Captain, John Obi Mikel , said he had matured to shoulder the responsibility of the team as Nigeria sought qualification for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. In reaction, the Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, who presided over the sitting, urged the committee to arrange another meeting with Dalong to ensure Nigeria funds were released for the national team to fulfil the match. (more...)
Tottenham made big statement by beating Manchester City - Dele Alli Tottenham made big statement by beating Manchester City - Dele Alli
- October 10, 2016

Mauricio Pochettino said there was no secret to beating Manchester City: just hard work and a "near flawless performance". The Argentine was unsure whether it was his side's best performance since taking charge, but insisted that he enjoyed watching his team's display: "I don't know". (more...)