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Jets' Smith injures right knee in return to starting lineup
- October 26, 2016

Geno Smith's debut as the New York Jets' starting quarterback ended early after injuring his right knee during the Week 7 game against the Baltimore Ravens. "Something just felt amusing when I got up", Smith said. "I'll take it however it comes at this point". The whole situation is kind of awkward, and after Sunday's game, Fitzpatrick was candid in saying the Jets coaches and management gave up on him. (more...)
Keys to debut in WTA Finals
- October 26, 2016

Players Simona Halep of Romania (2nd L), Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, Garbine Muguruza of Spain, Angelique Kerber of Germany, Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland, Madison Keys of the U.S., Dominika Cibulkova (2nd R) of Slovakia. With exhaustion kicking in and the points growing shorter, Kerber recovered after suffering an early break and showed the class befitting the world's top-ranked player to reel off four straight games on her way to a hard-fought victory. (more...)
Michigan State failing in the 4th quarter during 5-game skid Michigan State failing in the 4th quarter during 5-game skid
- October 26, 2016

Eight plays later, Hills found Jacobs for a nine-yard score to put the game away. Maryland responded with a 44-yard run from Johnson and a Goins touchdown run two plays later to grab the lead 21-17. "The tougher team that out-toughs offense, defense, and wins on special teams going to win this game". Speight acknowledged that the team has to learn how to not "give the opponent any sense of life" after building a big lead. (more...)
Cleveland Indians Hosts Chicago Cubs In Game 1 Of World Series Cleveland Indians Hosts Chicago Cubs In Game 1 Of World Series
- October 26, 2016

We'll find out soon enough if Lee's prophecy comes true. You heard it here second. And Lee's former classmate Marcos Meza never forgot the prediction , according to a local Chicago TV station. The prediction apparently is legit, though, as several people have come forward to verify its validity in advance of Tuesday's Game 1. "I think he's anxious about the pressure of jinxing this", Meza said. (more...)
AP Top 25: Ohio State slips, Penn State in, Houston out AP Top 25: Ohio State slips, Penn State in, Houston out
- October 25, 2016

Saturday's win was a critical step in that direction, and with Michigan State's sudden downfall this season, Penn State has a prime opportunity to capitalize. Joel Lanning is completing 59.5 percent of his passes for 1,169 yards, nine touchdowns and three interceptions. Tailback Saquon Barkley rushed for 99 yards on 12 carries. (more...)
MotoGP 2016: Cal Crutchlow takes victory at Phillip Island MotoGP 2016: Cal Crutchlow takes victory at Phillip Island
- October 25, 2016

I already know [before the crash], I already feel, it was the mistake that I lose the front. "I did what I could, but it was probably our most hard race of the season". On Saturday at the Island, the Australian was close to inch-perfect, setting his best lap of one minute, 31.754 seconds on his final tour, controlling a wild moment out of the last corner as his Honda slithered and slipped across the treacherous trackside kerb. (more...)
Rebel defense comes up short against LSU Rebel defense comes up short against LSU
- October 25, 2016

LSU interim coach Ed Orgeron will face his former team, almost a decade after being fired as head coach of Ole Miss . The junior back ran for an unbelievable 284 yards in setting a school single game rushing record. I don't think it did. "He looked fresh and ready, and obviously our offensive line must have blocked tremendously well". Freeze does not go anywhere near putting all the blame on Wommack, and goes so far as to use the second-person "we". (more...)
Joe Launchbury: I am ready to answer England's injury crisis Joe Launchbury: I am ready to answer England's injury crisis
- October 25, 2016

England might be without their first choice second row combination ahead of their autumn series against South Africa, Australia, Argentina and Fiji, after Maro Itoje was forced off the field during Saracens' 44-26 win over the Scarlets. He also helped Saracens complete an English Premiership and European Champions Cup double last season. With Itoje and Kruis out of action, it looks as if Jones will now turn to seasoned campaigners Joe Launchbury and Courtney Lawes as his second-row ... (more...)
Murray still making improvements as he wins third Shanghai title
- October 24, 2016

The Scot has three tournaments left to play this year - the Vienna Open (24-30 October), which he won in 2014, the Paris Masters (31 October to 6 November) and his eighth season-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London (13-20 November), where the 200 points he won last year will drop off before the tournament begins. (more...)
NASCAR Bubble Chasers will keep pedal to metal at chaotic Talladega
- October 24, 2016

Elliott and Keselowski are in precisely that situation. During the race, Hamlin ran into a roof hatch problem on the vehicle, leaving him with a 37th place finish and ultimately knocking him out of the Chase's Round of 8. Most importantly, however, the victory moved Harvick into the Round of 8 of the Chase, making it the third straight time he has advanced to that round. (more...)
Buckeyes rally to edge Badgers, remain unbeaten
- October 24, 2016

Wisconsin, now 4-2 on the season, appears to be headed toward a spoiler role, just not for MI or Ohio State - their two losses - at least until the conference title game. "This one is tough, on them". "They had a good game plan for us. He gave me two tries and sadly (we) failed it". After the Buckeyes got the ball first in overtime and scored a touchdown, the Badgers drove to the Ohio State 4 after Hornibrook hit senior wide receiver Robert Wheelwright for 21 yards. (more...)
India beat New Zealand by 7 wickets in 3rd ODI
- October 24, 2016

Bumrah's slow delivery does the trick. Matt Henry has supported him well. Surprisingly no wicket has fallen in the last four overs. Neesham and Henry were outstanding. Wicket! Yadav to Guptill, out LBW. His sixes have twice hit the roof at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington and once at Auckland's Eden Park. He came to the crease in the first over and did not budge until the 43rd. (more...)
Jackson, Cardinals rout the Wolfpack 54-13
- October 23, 2016

The Blue Devils controlled the football for 37-plus minutes, rendering Heisman Trophy hopeful Lamar Jackson a bystander for the majority of the action. Consecutive pickoffs by Jonathan Greenard and Stacy Thomas set up second-quarter TDs. While the unranked Wolfpack (4-2, 1-1 ACC) were putting a scare into the unbeaten Tigers, the Cardinals (5-1, 3-1 ACC) were having an unexpected tussle with Duke at home. (more...)
Kansas State holds on for 24-21 victory over Texas Kansas State holds on for 24-21 victory over Texas
- October 23, 2016

Making opponents one dimensional on offense is a constant talking point for Strong and that shouldn't be hard against the Wildcats. Then, with Texas down 24-7 in the third quarter, again on fourth-and-3, from the Kansas State 26-yard line, quarterback Shane Buechele delivered a nice ball for Dorian Leonard . (more...)
Wisconsin Badgers Predictions: Game 7 at Iowa Hawkeyes
- October 23, 2016

The injury situation could loom large in this contest. "They're going to come out and run it right at us". Iowa has three starters whose availability is questionable, perhaps doubtful, in offensive linemen Boone Myers and Cole Croston and tight end George Kittle. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton Leads Nico Rosberg In USGP Qualifying
- October 23, 2016

He needs no reminding of how close he is to becoming only the second offspring of a champion to take the title, after Britain's 1996 victor Damon Hill, but he is also determined to take one step at a time . "Of course [the championship is all to play for]", said Hamilton. "Just let me know if my tyres have any cuts", said Rosberg, referring to the amount of risky debris that had littered the circuit during the session. (more...)
Anthony Foley's family: 'We have plunged deep into incomprehensible darkness' Anthony Foley's family: 'We have plunged deep into incomprehensible darkness'
- October 22, 2016

He was a giant among men and a true gentleman. "Anthony was the embodiment of Munster Rugby and dedicated his life to the game he loved", Munster chief executive Garrett Fitzgerald said. "Forget the rugby - what I remember about Anthony is his twinkling eyes and smile and great, great sense of fun". Ulster Rugby paid tribute to the Munter man saying: "Our honest condolences to Anthony Foley's family at this very bad time". (more...)
Seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova makes Kremlin Cup final
- October 22, 2016

But the 31-year-old Russian is again excelling on home soil and reached Saturday's final courtesy of a 6-1 6-7 (1-7) 6-4 victory against Ukraine's Elina Svitolina. "I tried to play more long-rallied, but she (Safarova) was making a lot of mistakes in her second or third shots", Gavrilova said. Konjuh, ranked 58, endured service woes as she double-faulted seven times and was broken on five occasions to bow out. (more...)
Foxes have 'character' to bounce back, says Pardew Foxes have 'character' to bounce back, says Pardew
- October 22, 2016

No Premier League side has finished inside the top four having taken eight points from their first eight games as Leicester have done this season . Their England worldwide striker Jamie Vardy and Moroccan winger Riyad Mahrez have seemed like innocent bystanders as team after have steamrollered Leicester . (more...)
Barcelona vs. Manchester City Preview & Prediction Barcelona vs. Manchester City Preview & Prediction
- October 21, 2016

Asked if a draw in Barcelona might end up proving a good result nonetheless, Guardiola said: "I don't know". Manchester City star Sergio Aguero has warned his club ahead of this week's Champions League clash with Barcelona , also calling it "something special" to play against Lionel Messi, according to The Daily Mirror . (more...)
Hamilton chasing Rosberg at US Grand Prix
- October 21, 2016

Rosberg, who is on course for his maiden title, added: "Lewis is traditionally strong here at the Circuit of the Americas , but I am looking at doing a solid job and driving to the best of my ability". When describing what Formula 1 is to the USA audience ahead of the the Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas , this weekend, Hamilton revealed Schumacher's toilet habits. (more...)
Cardinals climb back to .500, Jets in freefall
- October 21, 2016

But as the Cardinals climbed back into the NFC West race with back-to-back wins - including Monday night's 28-3 domination of the New York Jets - it was with an offense that has clearly been David Johnson first. "It's ugly", receiver Brandon Marshall said. " Ben Roethlisberger underwent a successful outpatient arthroscopic surgery on his left knee this morning", head coach Mike Tomlin's statement read. (more...)
Giants statement on Josh Brown; will not travel to London Giants statement on Josh Brown; will not travel to London
- October 21, 2016

The New York Giants are moving on from kicker Josh Brown fast after more developments have surfaced from his domestic violence case. "I have abused by wife", Brown wrote in one of his journal entries obtained as part of the investigation stemming from his arrest on May 22, 2015. (more...)
Cubs don't need to beat Madison Bumgarner, just outlast him Cubs don't need to beat Madison Bumgarner, just outlast him
- October 20, 2016

Bumgarner allowed just four hits Wednesday night at Citi Field in NY in a masterful performance, but he was matched pitch-for-pitch for seven innings by Mets starter Noah Syndergaard . "That's a big game for us right there and we're fortunate enough to get some late runs and I got the win". "He (Bumgarner) does what he always does", said San Francisco third baseman Gillaspie. (more...)
5 reasons the Los Angeles Dodgers will upset the Chicago Cubs
- October 20, 2016

On Oct. 13, 2006, the Athletics, trailing 2-0 in the American League Championship Series, sent Rich Harden (24 years, 317 days old) to the bump in Game 3 against the Tigers' Kenny Rogers (41 years, 337 days old). "On Oct. 9, 1982, the Cardinals" John Stuper (25 years, 153 days old) and the Braves' Phil Niekro (43 years, 191 days old old) met in Game 2 of the NLCS. (more...)
No. 2 Buckeyes claw past No. 8 Wisconsin in OT thriller No. 2 Buckeyes claw past No. 8 Wisconsin in OT thriller
- October 20, 2016

Meyer's aggressiveness paid off once again, and now the Buckeyes (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten) are 20-0 in true road games since 2012. "But when you talk about the word team , I love it exactly where we're at". On third-and-2 from the Wisconsin 7-yard line, the Buckeyes faked a zone read to back Mike Weber, and instead of running, Barrett identified Brown in a one-on-one matchup and delivered a flawless back-shoulder throw into the corner of the endzone for what ended up being the winning score. (more...)
Packers have injury concerns at cornerback
- October 19, 2016

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) throws the ball in the second quarter during the game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. "This is Tony's team and I'm just here to help my team win each and every game that I can". (more...)
Olympique Lyonnais 0-1 Juventus: Buffon heroics lead Juve to three points
- October 19, 2016

If Lyon are unable to control things at the back, they could very well be in for a long night against an opponent from whom they desparately need at least a point. This can happen during the course of a season, and every year there will be a period where you're missing maybe three or four players'. 'More than a formation, I pick the players based on the characteristics they have. (more...)
Real Madrid vs Legia Warsaw score, plus Champions League goals Real Madrid vs Legia Warsaw score, plus Champions League goals
- October 19, 2016

CLUB BRUGGE v PORTO - Club Brugge and Porto's only previous meeting was in the round-of-32 in the 1972-73 UEFA Cup. "He needs a run in the side to feel better". They are also coming off a disappointing 6-0 beating in the hands of Borussia Dortmund last September 15. "Around 2,000 officers will be deployed so that the game can take place just as usual, and the security inside the stadium will be reinforced inside and outside the stadium", the statement read. (more...)
Guardiola slams rumours ahead of Barcelona Guardiola slams rumours ahead of Barcelona
- October 19, 2016

Barca's current manager Luis Enrique said: "We have already said how hard this game is going to be, not only because of the quality and high class of their players individually, but as a team". Guardiola said: "We need points". Wednesday's match sees Pep Guardiola return to the Nou Camp for what could prove to be a crucial fixture as both sides look to progress to the last 16. (more...)