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Are Barcelona lining up two alternatives to Philippe Coutinho? Are Barcelona lining up two alternatives to Philippe Coutinho?
- October 11, 2017

Joining Coutinho on France Football's shortlist for the best player accolade is compatriot Neymar , who sealed a world-record move to Paris Saint-Germain . Barcelona might struggle to raise the winter funds it would require to tempt Liverpool into selling such a key figure halfway through the season, although claims of a "promise" between them and Coutinho would seek to unsettle any harmony. (more...)
Ticket Requests Surpass 2M Mark for World Cup 2018 Ticket Requests Surpass 2M Mark for World Cup 2018
- October 11, 2017

Exhausted of studying? Click through the gallery over to determine which groups have already qualified for the World Cup. At present, 23 national teams have secured participation in the World Cup's final round: teams from Russian Federation (as the host country), England , Argentina , Belgium , Brazil , Germany , Egypt , Iran , Iceland , Spain , Colombia , Costa Rica , Mexico , Nigeria , Panama , Poland , Portugal , Saudi Arabia , Serbia , Uruguay , France , South ... (more...)
Common Says Jerry Jones Has Slave Owner Mentality Common Says Jerry Jones Has Slave Owner Mentality
- October 11, 2017

This union was offended by those comments. During the anthem, they stood arm in arm. Jones said he wants to get the Cowboys out of the national debate, and that his threat of being benched is his way of trying to do so. In an interview with 105.3 The Fan on Tuesday, Jones made his stance on the matter clear. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem before games last year, a move that many NFL teams and players emulated this year to ... (more...)
These Are the Wineries Affected by Wildfires in California These Are the Wineries Affected by Wildfires in California
- October 11, 2017

Fires also burned just to the east in the Napa County as well as in Yuba, Butte and Nevada counties - all north of the state capital. Since the blazes began spreading Sunday, Oct. "We have a lot of rebuilding here", Crum said. That included Orange County in Southern California, where a bush fire on Monday destroyed at least a half-dozen homes in the affluent Anaheim Hills neighbourhood, and forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents, authorities said. (more...)
Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC)
- October 11, 2017

MRO has analyst rating of 2.40 on scale of 1-5. Its down 0.03, from 1.08 in 2017Q1. Bw Gestao De Investimentos Ltda sold 447,000 shares as the company's stock rose 5.52% with the market. Analysts giving shares a rating of 1 or 2 would be indicating a Buy. First Citizens National Bank Com holds 0.05% or 23,874 shares. Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.04% in Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO ). (more...)
Kaepernick tells CBS he'll stand during national anthem Kaepernick tells CBS he'll stand during national anthem
- October 11, 2017

It was before Charlottesville, and before Trump said kneeling players were sons of bitches, and before Kaepernick's fellow football players took up his cause in large numbers. While there have been opportunities for Kaepernick to catch on with teams who have run into unexpected quarterback issues, other options who at times have been less qualified have been chosen over him. (more...)
Conor McGregor: UFC star in talks with WWE over stunning WrestleMania appearance
- October 11, 2017

The brash UFC star is no stranger to the WWE either and has engaged in considerable banter, going back and forth with several WWE Superstars, including his trash talk against John Cena and Sheamus in the past. "He speaks his mind, he is very genuine and authentic and he has a hell of a Vince McMahon swagger". " Never say never " he said during a live interview in Manchester earlier this year. (more...)
South Africa's T20 Global League postponed till next year
- October 11, 2017

The decision was taken at a joint Cricket South Africa and T20 Global League board tele-conference. "A number of top global players had been signed for the 2017 competition, including England one-day captain Eoin Morgan and former England batsman Kevin Pietersen.The six-week tournament, due to feature eight teams, was scheduled to run from November 3 to December 16". (more...)
MLB Playoffs: Nationals vs Cubs - Division Series, Game 4 MLB Playoffs: Nationals vs Cubs - Division Series, Game 4
- October 11, 2017

Because the Cubs' three starters have been nearly ideal, the bullpen has thrown precious few innings. But that's when the Nationals seized their opportunity, with a huge misplay by the Cubs opening the door. And that's all the Nats needed to snap out of their deep lumber slumber. After hitting a career-low.218 with 15 homers and 46 RBIs in 115 games last season, Zimmerman incorporated yoga into his offseason training. (more...)
Harden fires back at McHale
- October 11, 2017

Perhaps trying to soften his stance somewhat, McHale went on to say, "I just think Chris Paul will be good for James Harden ". "We're using the same motto we used last year; 'So what, what's next.' We were successful with that last year and we'll try to do that again". (more...)
Yankees vs. Indians: Game 5 Prediction, Betting Odds For Sabathia-Kluber Rematch Yankees vs. Indians: Game 5 Prediction, Betting Odds For Sabathia-Kluber Rematch
- October 11, 2017

And if possible for an opposing pitcher, Carrasco has fond memories of facing the Yankees in NY. Now the action shifts back to Cleveland , where the Indians will send their ace pitcher, Corey Kluber , to the mound following a 7-3 loss in Game 4. (more...)
Mike Ditka On Anthem Protestors: Mike Ditka On Anthem Protestors: "No Oppression In The Last 100 Years"
- October 11, 2017

These days, he's mostly just showing himself as offensive and mindless. Former Bears player and coach Mike Ditka has sparked a backlash after saying he is not aware of any oppression of black people in the past 100 years. I don't. I know my dad worked in a steel mill and he brought home a paycheck and we ate dinner every night together. Jesse Owens is one of the classiest individuals that ever lived. (more...)
We proved we're the team for big occasions - Arter We proved we're the team for big occasions - Arter
- October 11, 2017

Ireland travel to Cardiff on Monday to face Wales in a FIFA World Cup qualifying match. In Belgrade, Serbia qualified after a 1-0 home win over Georgia , courtesy of a 74th-minute strike by substitute Aleksandar Prijovic which enabled the Balkan nation to finish top of Group D with 21 points from 10 games. (more...)
Chargers end skid, get first win of season Chargers end skid, get first win of season
- October 11, 2017

After a Rivers interception, the Giants marched 80 yards and Manning connected with receiver Roger Lewis on a 29-yard strike for a touchdown. "We should not stifle these discussions and can not allow our rights to become subservient to the very opinions our Constitution protects", the union's statement said. (more...)
Emre Can already has a contract drawn up at Juventus
- October 11, 2017

Manchester United are a household name when it comes to dominance and victory over football titles in England, but that hasn't always been the case. The Reds have won just once in their last seven games, that being a hard-fought 3-2 victory away to Leicester City , having previously lost to the Foxes in the League Cup . (more...)
New York Mets to Purchase AAA Syracuse Chiefs New York Mets to Purchase AAA Syracuse Chiefs
- October 11, 2017

Under the agreement, the Chiefs will play at NBT Bank Stadium in Syracuse through at least 2025. "We look forward to the opportunity to work with the staff to continue to bring affordable, family entertainment to baseball fans in Syracuse". (more...)
Tom Brady reportedly has sprained AC joint in non-throwing shoulder Tom Brady reportedly has sprained AC joint in non-throwing shoulder
- October 11, 2017

According to Rapoport, Brady will not miss Sunday's game against the New York Jets (3-2). Brady has been a mainstay on the Patriots injury report for years with minor ailments, but those bumps and bruises have never prevented him from suiting up. (more...)
Arjen Robben left the national team! Arjen Robben left the national team!
- October 11, 2017

Netherlands winger Arjen Robben announced his worldwide retirement after scoring both goals in a victory over Sweden on Tuesday. His goal tally is tied for Dennis Bergkamp for the most in Dutch history, while he has the ninth-most caps. (more...)
Penguins Set For White House Visit To Celebrate Stanley Cup Title
- October 11, 2017

Since taking office, President Donald Trump has received constant visits from Christian leaders. Keeping with tradition, the Penguins will visit the President - a meeting they have said has nothing to do with politics. "I left today's Colts game because @POTUS and I will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, or our National Anthem", Pence wrote on Twitter . (more...)
Kyrgios blames stomach bug for Shanghai retirement Kyrgios blames stomach bug for Shanghai retirement
- October 11, 2017

Kyrgios felt his right shoulder in his opening service game but seemed unhurt thereafter and took a 3-0 lead in the breaker despite complaining about how exhausted he was, having played in the doubles with Lucas Pouille a day earlier. His rare, possibly even unprecedented, walk-off on Tuesday night prompted immediate criticism from tennis fans on Twitter. Many fans declared his actions unacceptable, with one asking how Lleyton Hewitt could excuse his behaviour on this occasion after the ... (more...)