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Alabama 27, Texas A&M 19 Alabama 27, Texas A&M 19
- October 08, 2017

His stats don't necessarily jump off the page right now based mostly on the fact that Alabama has put in its reserves in games early and often this year, but he's a vital pice of the Crimson Tide defensive puzzle moving forward. An even bigger concern for the Aggies might be their inconsistent defense that's tasked with slowing down Alabama's multi-dimensional offense. Many coaches don't watch games other than to prepare for their opponents, but wasting Vanderbilt 59-0 and dominating Ole ... (more...)
Costa Rica-Honduras World Cup qualifier postponed until Saturday Costa Rica-Honduras World Cup qualifier postponed until Saturday
- October 08, 2017

Honduras' Eddie Hernández celebrates after scoring against Costa Rica . Honduras, however, took the lead after 66 minutes when Eddie Hernandez powered home a header from nine yards out. Goal difference has become key: the United States is plus-five, Panama minus-two and Honduras minus-seven meaning the Americans should only need a draw to go through. (more...)
Western Michigan and Buffalo break FBS scoring record in 7OT thriller Western Michigan and Buffalo break FBS scoring record in 7OT thriller
- October 08, 2017

The game was the longest in Mid-American Conference history and tied the FBS record for overtimes. The game is the fourth to go to seven overtimes at college football's top level. Western Michigan's Donnie Ernsberger scored a touchdown in the first OT, prompting his sister to rush the field and give him a big hug. Following one of those scores Ernsberger's sister made a decision to run onto the field and give him a celebratory hug. (more...)
All Blacks squeeze past Springboks 25-24 for clean sweep
- October 08, 2017

South Africa threw everything at the All Blacks and led with 10 minutes remaining, but Damian McKenzie went over to add to a controversial Ryan Crotty try and a Rieko Ioane breakaway score before De Allende was dismissed after being deemed to have elbowed Lima Sopoaga in the head. (more...)
West Virginia Mountaineers at TCU Horned Frogs
- October 08, 2017

But they've been wins. TCU allowed an uncharacteristic 36 points to SMU in Week 3, but held Oklahoma State to just 10 points in the first half in Week 4. During that process the Mountaineers have played no one, but they're still scoring points. Both losses are 31-24, to TCU and No. 16 West Virginia . (more...)
Miami Scores Touchdown with Six Seconds Remaining To Beat Florida State Miami Scores Touchdown with Six Seconds Remaining To Beat Florida State
- October 08, 2017

Yes, folks, the Miami Hurricanes have defeated the Florida State Seminoles in football once again. However, the FSU defense only allowed 57 total yards on 30 plays for a 1.9 ypp average. FSU actually took a 20-17 lead with less than two minutes remaining, but Miami marched right down the field and scored on a touchdown pass from quarterback Malik Rosier to receiver Darrell Langham with six seconds remaining. (more...)
Florida pays tribute to Tom Petty during game against LSU Florida pays tribute to Tom Petty during game against LSU
- October 08, 2017

First half: The Gators looked as if they had never seen a speed sweep before. On his team's second drive, Etling missed a wide-open Darrel Williams on a pass that would have gone for a 58-yard touchdown had the throw been accurate. He added two catches for 21 yards. LSU did exploit that deficiency with 133 yards on the ground in the first half . Other Tigers to standout were junior running back Derrius Guice who finished with 71 total yards of offense and senior defensive end Christian ... (more...)
Hendricks pitches Cubs to opening win over Nats
- October 08, 2017

Yesterday's matchup of Nationals' pitcher Stephen Strasburg versus Chicago's Kyle Hendricks showcased exactly how hard the rest of this series might be for Washington . Kyle was a #Cy Young finalist last season with a 2.13 ERA, 0.98 WHIP, and 4.5 fWAR in 31 games. Those numbers were even better during five September starts, when the ERA dropped to 2.01 and he walked just five while striking out 29. (more...)
Juan Mata could be forced out if Man United sign Arsenal star Juan Mata could be forced out if Man United sign Arsenal star
- October 08, 2017

The German, who just bought a new house in London will be able to sign a pre-contract with a foreign club in January, with his deal expiring in June 2018. "I think it was Belarus the other week, he didn't fancy going. Maybe Wenger is now trying to do the best deal he can to get some compensation for him ". (more...)
Dutch keep slender World Cup hopes alive after Belarus win Dutch keep slender World Cup hopes alive after Belarus win
- October 08, 2017

The pressure was on after Sweden had earlier swept past Luxembourg 8-0 to boost their hopes of making it to Russian Federation, which in turn all but eliminated Holland , who later won 3-1 in Belarus . Sweden , second in the group, hold a three-point lead and a goal difference that is better by 12 goals over the Dutch, who they meet on Tuesday. (more...)
Kelly Bryant Injury: ESPN Suggests High-Ankle Sprain for Clemson QB Kelly Bryant Injury: ESPN Suggests High-Ankle Sprain for Clemson QB
- October 07, 2017

That celebration was slowed after starting quarterback Kelly Bryant was injured in the third quarter, which led to backup quarterback Zerrick Cooper entering the game. The Tigers had their own troubles in the kicking game as their next drive ended on Alex Spence's 48-yard missed field goal. Sophomore Kendall Hinton opened the game for the Demon Deacons. (more...)
Joe Girardi on Yankees' Game 2 collapse: 'I screwed up'
- October 07, 2017

The Indians lead 2-0 in the best-of-five series, which resumes Sunday in NY. "We've just got to go out there and try to win a ballgame". "There was so many things that happened that if we don't do one of them, we probably lose". I was just saying to myself, "Stay fair, don't go foul", Lindor said. Jay Bruce's solo home run off David Robertson leading off the eighth tied it at 8-8. (more...)
Man Utd move has made Lukaku better, says boss Man Utd move has made Lukaku better, says boss
- October 07, 2017

Then nine minutes later Bosnia took the lead through Edin Visca as the first half ended in despair for the group table-toppers. With Paul Pogba a long term absentee with his hamstring injury, Fellaini has become an integral member of Mourinho's starting XI, putting in a string of impressive performances in the Frenchman's absence, including scoring a brace against Crystal Palace, last weekend. (more...)
Iowa State QB Park takes leave from team for medical reasons Iowa State QB Park takes leave from team for medical reasons
- October 07, 2017

Park is still on the team, Iowa State officials confirmed to the Register, but will not play Saturday - and potentially beyond - as he deals with unspecified medical issues. Park still ranks 15th in the NCAA in passing yards (295.2 yards per game) and has thrown nine touchdown passes, thanks in great part to senior All-American wide receiver Allen Lazard who has 24 receptions for 241 yards and three TDs despite constant double-teaming. (more...)
Paul Merson picks his 23-man England squad for 2018 World Cup Paul Merson picks his 23-man England squad for 2018 World Cup
- October 07, 2017

Goalkeeper Jack Butland will start for England in their final 2018 World Cup qualifier in Lithuania on Sunday. "I can't remember Joe getting questioned too much until Pep went into Man City and started questioning if he could play on the floor. (more...)
Could miss season with separated shoulder Could miss season with separated shoulder
- October 07, 2017

Unfortunately, the Jazz are now conferring with doctors about Exum's options. Late in the first quarter, Exum drove towards the basket and collided with Suns forward TJ Warren before crashing to the floor. Exum is coming off a season in which he averaged 6.2 points, 1.7 assists and 2.0 rebounds. The Jazz need playmaking in the absence of Gordon Hayward, and no player on the roster was better equipped to provide more of it compared to last season than Exum. (more...)
Brazil down Spain in Group D opener Brazil down Spain in Group D opener
- October 07, 2017

However, despite getting 11 corners for the match, it was unable to score. Spain could not shoot the ball over. "It was was a really an equal game", he said. It is important to have the crowd supporting us. It was really nice. We want to give something back to you. Paulinho Filho (45+1) ensured that Brazil secured all three points before the half-time break. (more...)
Eric Bailly Relishing Manchester United Competition Eric Bailly Relishing Manchester United Competition
- October 07, 2017

The Ivorian and Phil Jones have been Mourinho's preferred defensive pairing, with Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof playing second fiddle. Ridiculed past year for their lack of bite in the spine of their team, Mourinho has addressed these issues and United look strong contenders once again for the Champions League and having a focal point up top ensures that they have a consistent and experienced goalscorer in this league. (more...)
Seahawks hopeful Rees Odhiambo ready, won't rule out Malik McDowell for season Seahawks hopeful Rees Odhiambo ready, won't rule out Malik McDowell for season
- October 07, 2017

But considering that online sportsbooks aren't even favoring them this Sunday, it's clear that the Seahawks could actually lose the West in 2017. And we'll just see. One thing that has to change immediately is the team's poor offensive line play. Carroll also said Friday that the team hasn't ruled out the possibility of rookie defensive lineman Malik McDowell playing this season. (more...)
Injured Smith out of T20Is against India Injured Smith out of T20Is against India
- October 07, 2017

A reliable pool of bowlers in both pace and spin department to complement their traditional batting might is what makes Virat Kohli's side look compact. The 38-year-old's his death bowling ability will be a welcome mix to the Bhuvneshwar Kumar-Jasprit Bumrah axis. Dhawan missed the ODI series to attend his ailing wife, while KL Rahul's inclusion at the expense of an in-form Ajinkya Rahane will also add to the stiff competition in the top order. (more...)