Saturday October 21-st, 2017

Murray joins Konta in China Open finals

It looked a formality for the Briton who broke his opponent's serve in the opening game and saved a break point at 3-2 before serving out the set. Murray served for the championship at 5-4 but lost at love. He caught me off guard I think quite a fe...

Mane, Coutinho Fire Liverpool Past West Brom

With Manchester City not playing until tomorrow (Monday NZ time ), three sides had the chance to leapfrog them at the top but only Liverpool were able to claim three points. The first two were the goalscorers at the weekend, while the Brazilian - ...

Lewis Hamilton wins US Grand Prix, keeps his title hopes in play

But, after beating his Mercedes team-mate Rosberg to pole by two tenths of a second, a smiling Hamilton refused to entertain the idea that his return to form could yet prove fruitless. Rosberg, who insisted all weekend he was not happy to settle ...

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim content despite loss to England

The reverse swing that Stokes and Broad exploited to such ruthless effect was missing among Bangladesh's pacers and had those home batsmen not experienced in global cricket all at sea, but that could be offset by Bangladesh's superior spin attack...

Mauricio Pochettino confirms Tottenham Hotspur will accept FA's charge on Sissoko Mauricio Pochettino confirms Tottenham Hotspur will accept FA's charge on Sissoko

Arter reacted angrily at the time of the incident but told media after Saturday's game that he was satisfied after receiving an apology. "We accept the charge and now we move forward". "It's always hard to play a big team like Liverpool . Sometime...

Bills RB McCoy questionable with hamstring injury

He didn't have any details about how McCoy was hurt and didn't know the severity of the injury. Given McCoy's experience with his injury last season, offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn said Thursday that he wants his top running back to be cautious w...

'It's humiliating' - Jose Mourinho unhappy with Antonio Conte's celebrations

The Portuguese endured a nightmare return to Stamford Bridge , not only suffering a humiliating 4-0 defeat but losing a key player in the process. "If someone discovers something, OK ... "When you win you trust in your work". Chelsea captain Joh...

Fine for Kyrgios but no ban

It had been suggested in some quarters that a ban could be handed down. He sharply defended his conduct, saying he didn't owe anything to those who watched the match, and that they could've left if they didn't like him. I just took the easy way o...

Mourinho humiliated on Chelsea return as Man United lose 4-0 Mourinho humiliated on Chelsea return as Man United lose 4-0

Antonio Conte is hoping to follow in the footsteps of former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho and build a legacy at Stamford Bridge . "You know me: I spoke to Conte, not to you", the United manager was reported as saying by the Guardian . "He was never...

Mourinho emulates Guardiola with 4-0 humiliation vs old club Mourinho emulates Guardiola with 4-0 humiliation vs old club

There was an interesting question that Mourinho faced before the European game against Fenerbahce regarding potential "untouchables" in his current Manchester United similar to a few he had named during his time at Chelsea . Pedro stuck within ...

Eagles batter Sam Bradford to hand Vikings first loss

For the first time, the Eagles failed to take care of the ball, losing a pair of interceptions and two fumbles. The Eagles would convert a two-point conversation following a personal foul on Harrison Smith, and established an 8-3 lead. This time, C...

Terry Francona: Middle finger during broadcast a 'nervous habit' Terry Francona: Middle finger during broadcast a 'nervous habit'

The Indians pulled Bauer and presumably sent him to the clubhouse where we are all hoping and praying that hydrogen peroxide and Neosporin and bandages live, and Dan Otero replaced him. "I wouldn't have gone out there if I didn't want to be out there...

Browns-Bengals 2016 TV schedule, channel, start time, and more

The Bengals offense is struggling and Cincinnati is a disappointing 2-4 after winning the AFC North last season. Defensively, the Bengals are yielding 24.2 points and 355.0 total yards (246.8 in passing and 108.2 in rushing) per game against th...

India beat New Zealand in Mohali ODI

The fact that New Zealand managed a competitive total of 285 despite a batting collapse, that saw them lose five wickets for just 27 runs, owed mainly to Jimmy Neesham superlative knock in the 3rd India v New Zealand ODI at Mohali . In all three tes...

Jets vs. Ravens Second Half Thread Jets vs. Ravens Second Half Thread

He was immediately taken back to the locker room. The former starter Fitzpatrick, who was benched after the Jets sunk to 1-5 last Monday, took Smith's place in the game. It is unclear, to this point, if Mangold's ankle injury is in relation to ...

Wallabies can win first grand slam since 1984, says Bernard Foley

Betting agencies in New Zealand and Australia have the All Blacks at nearly unbackable odds to continue that winning streak in Auckland and another, longer one against the Wallabies . New Zealand extended their advantage six minutes before th...

Josh Norman Injured on Long Completion, Penalty

With road games at the Houston Texans and Minnesota Vikings to follow, the Lions either get over the.500 mark with a win over the Redskins or they may not see it again this season. Going into the bye week at 5-3, rather than 4-4, will go a long way...

Robbie Gould joins Giants in London, replaces Josh Brown

New York Giants kicker Josh Brown has been embroiled in controversy for some time now as allegations of domestic abuse against his wife have boiled over and an investigation has been re-opened by the NFL. Manning has come down harder on Odell Bec...

Musa Scores First Leicester Goal, Iwobi Returns As Boro Stop Arsenal Musa Scores First Leicester Goal, Iwobi Returns As Boro Stop Arsenal

The challenge now for Claudio Ranieri's side is to replicate their Champions League form in the English Premier League. By coincidence, the Newcastle forward has scored the same number of goals as the entire Crystal Palace squad have scored (11 ...

Kershaw stands in the way of Cubs' chance to make history

Metal barricades are ready to go, mounted police will patrol the area during and after the game along with added police security, both in uniforms and plain clothed. Jansen has been awesome, no doubt, but he's already thrown 146 pitches over 8 2/3 ...

Stoke boss Mark Hughes hails Xherdan Shaqiri after his brace sinks Hull Stoke boss Mark Hughes hails Xherdan Shaqiri after his brace sinks Hull

The Switzerland global was not closed down quickly enough on the edge of the penalty area and took full advantage to curl a brilliant left-footed shot away from Hull goalkeeper David Marshall and inside his near post. Stoke City boss Mark Hughes wi...

Hamilton and Rosberg feeling the pressure, says Wolff

Rosberg's time of 1:37.428 on supersoft tyres was 0.194s faster than Ricciardo, while Hamilton, who had been quickest during the morning session, was 0.291s off the pace in third position. "It should be different tomorrow because the weather is goi...

Clement carries No. 10 Wisconsin to 17-9 win over Iowa

Today's match-up features two teams built on the same foundation of strength and power, programs which have found long-term success through a traditional approach to the game which includes use of fullbacks and tight ends. 2 Ohio State. In receiving,...

City without Zabaleta for Saints clash City without Zabaleta for Saints clash

Pep Guardiola's system is the right way for Manchester City to win trophies this season, Kevin De Bruyne has stressed. Aguero has been untouchable, a guaranteed starter since joining from Atletico Madrid in July 2011. Guardiola repeated he will n...

Red Bull have pace to match Mercedes - Ricciardo

With Mercedes AMG F1 still reeling from Lewis Hamilton's issues yesterday (the reigning World Driver's Champion, despite leading the first practice session, complained of brake and balance issues, prompting the team to find an issue that required maj...

Cubs hoping Schwarber could return for Series

This followed on the heels of reports from MLB Pipeline that Schwarber had been added to the Solar Sox roster and from Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune that Schwarber would be starting for Mesa tonight. Last year, Schwarber's power allowed him ...

Klopp sure Sturridge will regain belief and end Liverpool goal drought

Liverpool boss has insisted Daniel Sturridge's Premier League dry spell is nothing to be concerned about as even Robert Lewandowski and Gerd Muller struggled in front of goal sometimes. Little problem here, little problem there."We had a game ..."...

Defending champion Thomas shares lead at CIMB Classic

Thomas won his first PGA Tour title previous year at TPC Kuala Lumpur , finishing with a tournament-record 26-under 262 total. An eagle and six birdies at TPC Kuala Lumpur today took the Japanese star to 11-under 133 and within three of leader ...

India crush Thailand to set up dream final with Iran India crush Thailand to set up dream final with Iran

There was always only going to be one victor in the game, as a confident Indian side ran riot against their less experienced Thai opponents. With Thailand just reduced to a man, Peeradach Jajantam came up with an unbelievable super tackle to give h...

Arsene Wenger praises Arsenal's solidarity in Swansea win

Arsenal were as plucky as they were good against Swansea on Saturday. "It won't be the first time or the last time we have a game like this." Theo Walcott scored twice as 10-man Arsenal won their sixth Premier League game in a row, despite a ...

Indians fans pitch in with wedding gifts for star rookie

He drove in the winning runs in Games 1 and 2 and was sublime in the field, cleanly playing every ball that was hit to him while turning four double plays. In exchange for Miller, Cleveland gave NY two top 100 prospects plus two other players. Af...

Saints rack up 523 yards of offense, outlast Panthers

But with three minutes remaining on the clock, it was Brees and the Saints who had the last laugh Sunday in the Superdome. The Panthers aren't as bad as their 1-5 record suggests, but making the playoffs is no longer a concern. Coach Sean Payton , m...

Svetlana Kuznetsova closing in on Johanna Konta's WTA Finals spot

I finally relaxed and began to play my normal tennis", Kuznetsova said. Third seed Kiki Bertens is also through after beating Slovakian Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 6-3 6-1, along with number eight seed Johanna Larsson of Sweden, who saw off Germany's...

Donaldson leads Blue Jays into ALCS Donaldson leads Blue Jays into ALCS

This fan sign at Sunday's contest summed things up perfectly, tweeted out by Jeremy Barfield, son of Blue Jays legend Jesse Barfield. The Blue Jays won't be serving beer in cans at the Rogers Centre for the rest of the post-season, after a can wa...

Blue Jays stave off ALCS elimination, beat Indians 5-1

Facing Josh Donaldson, the Blue Jays' best hitter in the series, Miller induced an inning-ending double play on the first pitch . Although Estrada does not take much from that Game 1 loss, he does go into today's game with respect for the Indians'...

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