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Pep Guardiola wants Sergio Aguero stay
- October 31, 2016

Kompany, who made his first Premier League start of the season last weekend, was withdrawn at half time in the defeat by Manchester United on Wednesday night, with Pep Guardiola insisting it was a the player's request, because he was exhausted. (more...)
Nishikori saves Muller match points to win Swiss Indoors SF Nishikori saves Muller match points to win Swiss Indoors SF
- October 31, 2016

German qualifier Mischa Zverev ousted US Open champion Stan Wawrinka to advance to Swiss Indoors semi-finals. "I had so many chances, so many break points that I could not convert", said Nishikori, who fended off all eight break points against his serve. (more...)
Bishoo, Gabriel derail Pakistan in third Test at Sharjah Bishoo, Gabriel derail Pakistan in third Test at Sharjah
- October 31, 2016

Earlier, Gabriel provided West Indies with a dream start when he had Azhar Ali caught in the second slip and then successfully went for an lbw television referral against Asad Shafiq in a dramatic four balls of the first over. Misbah won the toss for third consecutive time in the series and as expected chose to bat first. Despite the UAE losing streak, West Indies captain Jason Holder believes his team is improving. (more...)
Michigan State's Lewerke out for season with broken leg Michigan State's Lewerke out for season with broken leg
- October 31, 2016

The Spartans (2-5, 0-4 Big Ten) are a staggering four games behind No. 2 MI (7-0, 4-0) heading into their annual showdown game this Saturday. STILLWATER, Okla. Offensively, he rushed for 24 yards and a touchdown. With backup Damion Terry in for O'Connor, MSU had a chance to counter, but place-kicker Michael Geiger missed to the right. (more...)
Arsenal's Giroud and Sanchez blow away Sunderland
- October 31, 2016

The Gunners had looked lazy in the second period having gone ahead through Alexis Sanchez's first-half strike, allowing their hosts to equalise from the penalty spot. I'll keep doing what I do. "He is a quality player". I think it was tough and I certainly don't think we deserved to lose 4-1. "You try not to get too caught up in the whole thing". (more...)
Historic chase continues for Cubs, Indians Historic chase continues for Cubs, Indians
- October 31, 2016

We're all packing up to go home, sleep in our own beds and get after it when the time comes". "That was an unbelievable win". The Cleveland Indians were widely considered to be the underdogs at the start of the series pitting them against the Chicago Cubs, the only baseball team to have gone longer than the Indians without a world championship, 108 years. (more...)
Broncos mulling whether to put C.J. Anderson on IR, season .. Broncos mulling whether to put C.J. Anderson on IR, season ..
- October 31, 2016

But this week, the Chargers have rolled out ads with Lopez urging voters to pass Measure C to pay for a downtown San Diego stadium. Bold prediction is that Casey Hayward gets a pick 6 this game. Give me the Chargers and the points. That's going to change this year. Re-aggravating a hamstring injury rather than giving it an extra week to heal can often result in missing several more games while it takes longer to heal. (more...)
'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' Bill Murray-style 'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' Bill Murray-style
- October 31, 2016

Never ever stop doing you, Bill Murray. Such a legend. BILL MURRAY sings the 7th inning stretch in Game 3 at Wrigley Field. Why? Because he did so in his typical wacky fashion: in the voice of Daffy Duck . His performance did not go down well with all fans - particularly baseball traditionalists - although most saw the amusing side. Murray's always been good at making us laugh. (more...)
Chelsea not concerned with Premier League table after Saints win - Conte
- October 31, 2016

Since switching to the current 3-4-3 which has worked so well for them in the League, Chelsea are yet to be defeated and Conte knows the importance of having a confident side at his disposal. One of the major improvements made by Conte has been Chelsea's defence - they have conceded just nine goals in ten Premier League games, compared to 16 at this point previous year. (more...)
Penn State football puts up 62 points in win over Purdue
- October 31, 2016

The Nittany Lions had seven penalties in the first half for 42 yards before settling down in the second half and recording only four penalties. McSorley connected with Chris Godwin for a 1-yard touchdown pass three plays later to give the Nittany Lions a 24-17 lead. (more...)
Oakland Raiders set National Football League record with 23 penalites, accounting for 20.. Oakland Raiders set National Football League record with 23 penalites, accounting for 20..
- October 31, 2016

Tampa Bay knew Carr likes to get the ball out of his hands quickly. The Raiders outgained Tampa Bay 626 yards to 270, and the Oakland defense for a second straight game was much improved. This week, they could get back DT Clinton McDonald and DE Robert Ayers which would be a boost to the pass rush. Again, the big blemish of the day comes from the penalties though. (more...)
Cleveland Indians Looks to Clinch World Series Title in Chicago Sunday
- October 31, 2016

This really is the game that could change the course of the series. He fanned Yan Gomes , but then failed to cover first base on what should've been out number two, a ground ball to Rizzo at first base hit by Davis. "I don't believe in the speech thing working, I don't", Maddon said. "I want us to play with emotion but without emotion. In other words, be involved in the moment". (more...)
Cibulkova to battle Kerber for WTA Finals title
- October 31, 2016

She only qualified for the semi-finals on a countback when Kerber did her a huge favour by beating American Madison Keys in straight sets, and Cibulkova herself and fought back from a set down to win against Svetlana Kuznetsova . "For me, it's one of my dreams come true". Her aggressive play had given Kerber pause for thought in their first match - the opener of the Red group stages, but the German toughed it out, later joking with reporters that if we knew her (and we do!) it ... (more...)
Chicago Cubs beat Cleveland Indians to keep hopes alive
- October 31, 2016

Louis in 1985. Drafted and developed by the Indians, the 29-year-old second baseman has been in Cleveland his entire career, each and every year doing everything he can to help get his team to this point. "Their guy was kind of crushing a little bit through the first three", Bryant said. Everyone makes that situation, T-ball in the backyard or Wiffle Ball, and I actually got to live it. (more...)
Pochettino frustrated with Tottenham draw
- October 31, 2016

Following four successive - and heavy - away defeats it was a show of stubbornness that had been conspicuous by its absence on previous away trips. "Yes it is true it is a tough period when you play, play, play that you need all the squad available, but you need to adapt to the competition and we are happy". (more...)
Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 4-2 Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 4-2
- October 31, 2016

We were good but that should not work. "That was the first 15 minutes, which I didn't really like, playing 'bop, bop, bop" - making all these moves and not finishing. "Why? Because they have quality, they can rotate, they can rest whenever". ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop says Liverpool are fantastic to watch following their 4-goal display against Crystal Palace. (more...)
Japanese golfer Matsuyama leads at WGC-HSBC Champions
- October 31, 2016

I just didn't really get it going. "I didn't put any pressure on myself". "The conditions were just like this on Sunday a year ago, very dark and dreich, as the Scots would say, with a little mist and rain". The 27-year-old drove into a water hazard on the short par-4 16th and, after pondering attempting a risky recovery shot, was forced to take a penalty drop which led to a first bogey of the round. (more...)
Amari Cooper: Amari Cooper blasts Buccaneers for 12/173/1
- October 31, 2016

Fantasy Impact David Carr threw for a franchise-record 513 yards for Oakland, a bit of an alarming fact as the Buccaneers were 7th in football in passing yards allowed. Derek Carr completed 23 of 37 passes for 200 yards and a touchdown to lead the Raiders . Raiders receivers Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree both had at least 15 targets. (more...)
Dembele sends Hoops into the final
- October 31, 2016

There is a real togetherness in this squad, we all have each other's back and I'm enjoying being here". "It wasn't a drag for me because I enjoy playing football but it was a drag on my body". Gers manager Warburton considered the game as evidence that his side are not so far behind Celtic . He said: "I could never have imagined things going as smoothly when I chose to make the move up here". (more...)
Feng Shanshan claims second Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia win
- October 31, 2016

Nordqvist had a 70, hitting into the water on the par-4 18th for a double bogey that dropped her into a tie for third with Amy Yang (69) at 12 under. Ko's fortunes have dipped in the second half of 2016, and she has failed to win a title since July. (more...)