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F1 Malaysian GP: Vettel rules out 'realistic' Ferrari victory bid
- October 02, 2016

But the reigning world champion looked to be back on form as he set the pace around the relaid-Sepang circuit, beating Rosberg by over two tenths of a second on a solid opening day for the Englishman. Raikkonen was less pleased after he struggled with the balance of his vehicle early in the session. "Fortunately the auto doesn't seem to be too badly damaged". (more...)
Reed holes approach shot on 6 for US boost
- October 02, 2016

Europe has six Ryder Cup rookies who have never experienced anything like what they will go through Sunday. "Just like when the Americans come to Europe , they gave me a little bit more", said Willett. But his golf all day was fantastic. All four players showed their evident disgust, Stenson backed away from his putt while Rose walked toward the crowd with a face like thunder. (more...)
Adrian Peterson optimistic about quick return following surgery Adrian Peterson optimistic about quick return following surgery
- October 02, 2016

Looking out for his future, the 31-year-old player made a decision to go with the procedure for obvious reasons. "Adrian Peterson had a successful lateral meniscus fix this morning", the team said. Zimmer also said Monday the team had signed former Denver Broncos running back Ronnie Hillman. Carolina's secondary though the first two weeks of the season has been average at best, and given its talent, that might be the best-case scenario. (more...)
U.S. hold upper hand despite McIlroy, Pieters excelling
- October 02, 2016

England's Danny Willett and Lee Westwood, seeking their first victory of the week, were also 1-up on JB Holmes and Ryan Moore after eight. Rory McIlroy and rookie Thomas Pieters finished off the long, raucous day with a 3-and-2 victory over Dustin Johnson and Matt Kuchar. (more...)
Former LSU Coach Les Miles Speaks Out a Day After His Firing
- October 02, 2016

Miles added that he is not ready to retire, saying "I would have a hard time not being involved in the game and not being a coach". "Hopefully, we can do a better job". Brent Venables is not going to LSU. "Nobody cared that nobody else could, '" DiNardo said. He told GN he still plans to sign with LSU. Saban aside, there is no doubt that access to talent is a huge draw for coaching candidates. (more...)
Ryder Cup lead hangs on knife's edge as Europe charges
- October 02, 2016

At the 17th, a loud spectator said "Miss" just as Westwood was stroking a putt to halve the hole. Reed and Spieth are seeking to lead the American team to their first Ryder Cup win since 2008. "I honestly actually thought about the celebration before I hit the putt". European captain Darren Clarke sat rookie Andy Sullivan all of Saturday. (more...)
Late Milner penalty gives Liverpool win over Swansea Late Milner penalty gives Liverpool win over Swansea
- October 02, 2016

Watford and Bournemouth gave the fans a treat at Vicarage Road in the Premier League as they played out to an enthralling 2-2 draw. "I don't know what will happen tomorrow or if there will be a meeting but I'm very happy with my players". (more...)
Spieth and Reed lead US in opening match Spieth and Reed lead US in opening match
- October 02, 2016

Europe has a 13 1/2-9 1/2 lead in foursomes dating to the last American victory in the Ryder Cup in 2008. He knows he has a hard act to follow, with the late Ballesteros being regarded as one of Europe's greatest ever players and captains. (more...)
Hammers struggling after defeat to Saints
- October 02, 2016

West Ham United owners David Sullivan and David Gold have promised fans the club will turn the season around after a troubled start to their first campaign at their new home. Not just for him but for below-par players such as Dimitri Payet , Manuel Lanzini, Cheikhou Kouyate and, yes, Noble. Bilic took the blame and refused to single out players. (more...)
Dembele says Celtic back where they belong
- October 02, 2016

Moments into the second period, Dembele's acrobatic hooked effort deceived Bravo as Celtic wrestled back the initiative, although Nolito slammed home after Gordon had denied Sergio Aguero. "It was a magnificent performance", said manager Brendan Rodgers. "We always play to win and of course we should have won. All the best teams in Europe have found it hard to win here". (more...)
Lewis Hamilton claims pole for Malaysian Grand Prix
- October 02, 2016

Hamilton has a great chance to recover some of his eight-point title-race deficit to Rosberg in Sunday's race . But Hamilton still reckoned it wasn't ideal despite being more than four-tenths faster than Mercedes rival and championship leader Nico Rosberg. (more...)
Mickelson off to a winning start at Ryder Cup
- October 02, 2016

Love knows that well enough because he was the captain four years ago when the Americans led both days before collapsing in the Sunday singles for yet another loss to the Europeans. Typically, there is the slightest delay. More important is that it was the Swede who had the last laugh Friday at the Ryder Cup. The crowd cheered before there was a ripple. (more...)
Martin Truex Jr.'s special year continues with Chase-opening win Martin Truex Jr.'s special year continues with Chase-opening win
- October 02, 2016

John Force won the Countdown-opening NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, North Carolina, for his 146th career victory and third of the season. "There was a long way to go at that point", Truex said. WHO'S NOT: Kyle Larson, who had the fastest auto in Saturday's practice, had to change a transmission and start from the back. (more...)
Heckler challenged at Ryder Cup, sinks putt
- October 02, 2016

Phil Mickelson-Rickie Fowler beat Rory McIlroy-Andy Sullivan, 1 up. Within minutes devastating Dustin Johnson and Matt Kuchar racked up more red on the board with a merciless 5&4 demolition of out-of-sorts Lee Westwood and rookie Thomas Pieters in the last group. (more...)
Koepka plans to pound new driver at Hazeltine Koepka plans to pound new driver at Hazeltine
- October 02, 2016

Koepka enters the competition with plenty of confidence. Koepka hooked on 1, but they made par. Once he gets in the action he's certain about how he'll view the challenge. " He's a proven victor, he's earned his way onto the team", Azinger said. "I love the golf ball and I love everything that I've got in the bag". But Brandt Snedeker holed birdie putts from 8' at 13 and 10' at 14, then Koepka joined him to drain one from 25' at 15 and although the Europeans matched them on 14 they ... (more...)
United States team gets early edge in Ryder Cup
- October 02, 2016

Darren Clarke would have been fearing the worse, though, when Danny Willett and Martin Kaymer fell to the brilliance of Brandt Snedeker and Brooks Koepka, who made putt after putt to give USA a 5-2 lead, with one match to finish. "We're obviously not fazed by anything that is said by the crowd and not fazed by anything that the U.S. team throws at us". "As you could probably imagine, the mood in the team room just there was quite buoyant and we definitely feel like there was a shift in ... (more...)
Tennessee survives Georgia threat, escapes with miraculous 34-31 win
- October 02, 2016

ATHENS, Ga. (AP ) - Tennessee works on the play every week in practice, just in case. But really it ended up being just a battle of the last four seconds. "We challenged them this week". The unsuspecting Hurd fumbled in the end zone and Aaron Davis recovered for a Georgia touchback. Jacob Eason connected with TE Isaac Nauta for a 50-yard touchdown that put Georgia back up by 10 with 4:07 left to play in the third. (more...)
Twins set record in loss to White Sox
- October 02, 2016

Rodon (9-10) was dominant until a 31-pitch sixth inning when he gave up three runs - two earned - to end his night. The clubs split their next 10 encounters before Melky Cabrera and Tim Anderson each collected three hits and drove in two runs in Friday's 7-3 victory. (more...)
Panthers LT Michael Oher ruled out with late-week concussion
- October 02, 2016

In its Week 3 loss to the Vikings, Carolina's secondary held quarterback Sam Bradford to under 200 yards and slowed down explosive wide receiver Stefon Diggs, holding him to four catches for 40 yards. Even more troublesome, the Atlanta Falcons defense are ranked 29th in total yards against, 28th in total passing yards against , and are tied for the most passing touchdowns conceded to their opposition. (more...)