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Delays possible for Friday night commute after train crash Delays possible for Friday night commute after train crash
- October 03, 2016

But according to New Jersey Transit's last quarterly filing from July 2016, none of the company's 400 plus locomotives were equipped with PTC software, nor was any track. Thursday's crash killed at least one person and injured more than 110 others. Fifteen people injured when a train crashed into a rail station in New Jersey are still hospitalized. (more...)
Colon wins 14th as Mets stay red-hot with win over Twins
- October 03, 2016

With the victory, their 20th in 27 games, the Mets (80-69) took sole possession of the first National League wild card, pending the outcome of the Giants-Cardinals game later in the day. Granderson is still hitting a horrid.221, but he is in sort of a tear. Since being recalled September 1, Buxton is batting.333 with six homers and 15 RBIs, a huge spike from his.193 average and 16 RBIs in 63 games earlier in the year. (more...)
LOAN WATCH: Chelsea winger Atsu fires home Newcastle victor LOAN WATCH: Chelsea winger Atsu fires home Newcastle victor
- October 03, 2016

Atsu, who has recently had loan spells with Bournemouth and Malaga, has had to wait for his chance at St James's Park, as Benitez searches for a way to both balance and get the best from the most talented squad in the Championship. The 42-cap worldwide now heads off to represent Ghana during their first World Cup qualifier against Uganda on Friday, before a friendly against South Africa four days later, full of confidence. (more...)
Buxton continues breakout, but Mets beat Twins 3-2 in 12
- October 03, 2016

Only two other players in the last 25 seasons homered twice in a game in extra-innings, and both did so in 2013. That resiliency the Mets have shown had Terry Collins proud Sunday morning. "There's your opportunity. Go and show us". Before the game, Collins said they had not yet decided what they will do with Jacob deGrom's spot now that he is done for the season. (more...)
Zinedine Zidane 'gutted' after late Borussia Dortmund strike denies Real Madrid
- October 03, 2016

It was no more than Dortmund deserved after a thrilling encounter between two sides rarely shy in going forward. Borussia have scored 20 goals in winning their last four games, but Real's Germany global Toni Kroos is relishing attempting a first win in Dortmund. (more...)
Marlins' Fernandez remembered as larger than life at funeral
- October 03, 2016

A day after fans said goodbye, family members and friends of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez said their last formal farewell at a private funeral Mass on Thursday at St. Fernandez, was killed in a weekend boat crash along with two friends. The jetty itself does not have lights, but officials say routine reviews have concluded the existing navigational aids are adequate for safety. (more...)
Russian, Syrian bombing of Aleppo a gift to Daish, says US
- October 03, 2016

Al Jazeera's Rory Challands, reporting from Moscow, said the Kremlin "saw the seven-day ceasefire as a step that would allow the terrorists, as they call them, to stock up on supplies and rest". The two countries have tried at various times during Syria's five-and-a-half-year conflict to use their influence on the opposing sides in order to push for peace talks and cease-fire agreements; but, as with the latest deal on Aleppo, those truces have broken down as the fighting continued. (more...)
#5 Clemson Pulls Off Dramatic 42-36 Victory Over #3 Louisville #5 Clemson Pulls Off Dramatic 42-36 Victory Over #3 Louisville
- October 03, 2016

Whether it was producing a three-and-out in the fourth quarter, driving the ball down the field against a top 15 defense twice in the closing minutes, or stopping college football's most electrifying offense just one yard short of the sticks to preserve the victory, the Tigers stepped up and got the job done. (more...)
NZ strike back against India in 500th Test NZ strike back against India in 500th Test
- October 03, 2016

M Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara, who got together in the first session, were completely in control for the best part, but once Pujara was dismissed, two more wickets fell, including that of Vijay, and New Zealand would be the happier team at tea. (more...)
Conte: Diego Costa can score in every game for Chelsea Conte: Diego Costa can score in every game for Chelsea
- October 03, 2016

Second-half strikes from Willian and Diego Costa were enough to break down a dogged Hull side that were firmly in the contest until Chelsea broke the deadlock midway through the second 45. There was a single mistake, but we had 80 minutes to recover the situation. "And it's important that the players must be involved in the project - all the players together because together we win, together we lose". (more...)
No. 23 Florida rolls; QB Del Rio injured No. 23 Florida rolls; QB Del Rio injured
- October 03, 2016

Meanwhile, the Gators have won 11 consecutive games against Tennessee and are expected to start graduate transfer Austin Appleby , who replaced Del Rio on Saturday. Mean Green first-year coach Seth Littrell chirped back, and on an ensuing play, Florida offensive lineman Martez Ivey was ejected after roughing up a North Texas player after the whistle. (more...)
Former Sooner Star Adrian Peterson To Undergo Knee Surgery Former Sooner Star Adrian Peterson To Undergo Knee Surgery
- October 03, 2016

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says the star running back could return this season. The 2014 third-round pick rushed for 538 yards in 11 games while Peterson was out during the 2014 season and averaged 5.2 yards per attempt in limited time a year ago. (more...)
Ryan, Jones light up Panthers; Cam hurt Ryan, Jones light up Panthers; Cam hurt
- October 03, 2016

Now focus will turn to whether Newton will be cleared to return for the Panthers' Monday-night game against the Buccaneers in Week 5. Newton finished 14-of-25 for 165 yards and one touchdown. Rivera said there is no way a player can pass the protocol in that amount of time and the team had to rule him out. The Falcons overcame an ill-fated return decision by Eric Weems with the second-half kickoff to go 99 yards. (more...)
Here are the highlights from Vin Scully's final broadcast
- October 03, 2016

Scully says he can root for the Giants now when they're in NY playing the Mets. Belt added two hits for the Giants, who took the wild-card route to the World Series championship in 2014, opening with an 8-0 win at Pittsburgh. Good morning, San Francisco Giants' fans, and welcome to another edition of the Giants Morning Minute. Vin Scully has signed off for the last time, ending 67 years behind the mic for the Dodgers. (more...)
Clinton-Trump debate sets a viewing record
- October 03, 2016

Roll all of those historic gaffes together and you dont have anything close to the weird behavior of Donald Trump as he tried to stand in against Clinton. Another poll, this one from Echelon Insights , has Clinton up 5 points as compared to a 1 point lead before the two candidates squared off Monday for the first of three presidential debates. (more...)
Truex dominates at Dover for 2nd Chase victory of season
- October 03, 2016

Martin Truex Jr. will start next to Keselowski on the front row. He took the checkered flag 7.527 seconds ahead of second place Kyle Busch. See the complete Dover lineup here . Harvick won last year's Citizen Soldier 400 . And Buescher would only have advanced with a win . Next race: Bank of America 500, October 8, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, North Carolina. (more...)
Who is the best head-coaching fit for LSU?
- October 03, 2016

LSU interim head coach Ed Orgeron said Monday he plans to run a more creative offense with Steve Ensminger as the new offensive coordinator . At 63 years old, Saban likely doesn't have decades left with the Tide, but whoever signs up for the LSU job has to figure he will be dealing with Saban for at least a few more years. (more...)
Bosh career with Heat likely over - team chief
- October 03, 2016

Over the past two seasons, Bosh suffered multiple blood clots, which led to multiple missed games and practices, and now might lead to an end of an era. Assuming that team doctors don't budge from their assessment of Bosh's condition within the next few months, look for the Heat to release him shortly before the All-Star break, which would effectively end his National Basketball Association career. (more...)
McIlroy and Pieters paired together again McIlroy and Pieters paired together again
- October 03, 2016

United States captain Davis Love III, like Clarke, always had a feeling that Spieth and Reed would face Rose and Stenson in the first match. Open champion Henrik Stenson led the way with a brilliant performance alongside Justin Rose to take revenge on Jordan Spieth and Patrick Read for their foursomes defeat. (more...)
Texans' loss of Watt could be boost for rest of AFC South
- October 03, 2016

There was initially speculation that he might return in December, but that is apparently no longer the case. Watt had played in all 16 games in each of his first five National Football League regular seasons, and picked up the AP's Defensive Player of the Year Award in 2012, 2014 and 2015. (more...)