Juventus without Giorgio Chiellini and Mario Mandzukic for Lyon clash

People remember who wins titles, not who plays "well". With neither Lacazette nor Fekir particularly given to stretching play by drawing defenders away from the box, Lyon may be playing into Juventus' hands unless the two can count on support from ... More..

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Guardiola's biggest City test on emotional return to Barca
by | Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Guardiola's biggest City test on emotional return to Barca

The team has to perform because it is impossible to win with just one player". "So I spent most of my life there. For that reason I didn't want to to get Barcelona in the draw but sometimes fate plays a part ...More..

by | Monday, October 17, 2016

Indians' Bauer cuts finger fixing drone, won't start Game 2

But in their bullpen, Francona and the Indians have a weapon unlike any other, one capable of tilting the series back in their direction at any time. Seriously, it's hard for a relief pitcher to be this crucial...More..

by | Monday, October 17, 2016

Dolphins stop Big Ben and beat Steelers 30-15

The $20 million franchise quarterback, after all, is off limits. It's unsure how much Coates, who also has a laceration above his left palm, will be used because of the injuries. But nah, it's cool. We played...More..

by | Monday, October 17, 2016

Brady's return brings normalcy to Patriots

He told the media that he wanted to play for 10 more years last year saying "I'd like to play a long time", Brady said during a conference call with NY media. "Just pick your poison", Bennett said. That lead ...More..

by | Monday, October 17, 2016

Pakistan confirms Indian soldier who crossed LoC is in their custody

He said that highlighting Kashmir issue, particularly the grave human rights situation, was part of Pakistan's ongoing efforts to raise the matter at all bilateral and global forums and the voice was reaching a...More..

Purdue fires coach Darrell Hazell after three-plus seasons
by | Monday, October 17, 2016

Purdue fires coach Darrell Hazell after three-plus seasons

Receivers coach Gerad Parker will be the interim coach. The Boilermakers are now 3-3, but they have never won more than three games in a season under Hazell and have never won back-to-back games. "We have...More..

Hornets boss Mazzarri wants more quality in attack despite Middlesbrough win
by | Monday, October 17, 2016

Hornets boss Mazzarri wants more quality in attack despite Middlesbrough win

The Hornets do have some history on their side as the club has scored at least one goal in 15 of their last 16 matches against Middlesbrough . "He started really well, but sometimes it's normal when you st...More..

Green Bay Packers rolling behind offensive line
by | Monday, October 17, 2016

Green Bay Packers rolling behind offensive line

Rodgers completed 23 of 45 passes for 259 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions for a 65.0 quarterback rating. The Green Bay Packers coach opened Sunday night's game against the New York Giants by ...More..

'Wake Forest at Florida State
by | Monday, October 17, 2016

'Wake Forest at Florida State

Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. The Amway Coaches Poll mirrored this movement, as Florida State moved up one s...More..

by | Sunday, October 16, 2016

Indians move up Tomlin to start Game 2 of ALCS

But the wording of the Indians' news release announcing that Bauer's start in this playoff will be moved back was properly concise: Bauer is scheduled - note the italics - to pitch Game 3. "I'll be on norma...More..

Big 12 contenders West Virginia, Kansas State hit the road
by | Sunday, October 16, 2016

Big 12 contenders West Virginia, Kansas State hit the road

Oklahoma's offense appears even more potent now that wide receiver Dede Westbrook is healthy. Lately, OU offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley has demonstrated more of a commitment to his backfield combo of Sam...More..

Chelsea coach Antonio Conte ignores Diego Costa's request to be substituted
by | Sunday, October 16, 2016

Chelsea coach Antonio Conte ignores Diego Costa's request to be substituted

Lacking the relentless tempo that carried them to the title, Leicester were bereft of any menace and it was no surprise when Chelsea punished them with a second goal in the 33rd minute. I prefer to preserve som...More..

Ryder Cup 2016: United States beat Europe
by | Sunday, October 16, 2016

Ryder Cup 2016: United States beat Europe

A good friend of two-time major victor Jordan Spieth, Thomas played on the winning Walker Cup team in 2013 and claimed two and a half points from his three matches against Great Britain and Ireland. "We all sai...More..

by | Sunday, October 16, 2016

Walcott satisfied with ground-out win

The scale of the task facing the former United States manager became clearer in a woeful defensive showing from his side. Twice in seven first-half minutes, Swansea created its own downfall, failing to clear ...More..

Man City has 2 penalties saved, draws 1-1 with Everton
by | Sunday, October 16, 2016

Man City has 2 penalties saved, draws 1-1 with Everton

In the last five games in the league, they have won three games, drew one and lost one game. "Sometimes you play bad, and you win... and then today". We did everything. We can not be too disappointed becaus...More..

by | Sunday, October 16, 2016

Infantino makes gains on World Cup expansion

The decision significantly increases the chances that the event will take place in the United States, either as the sole bidder or in partnership with a regional neighbor like Mexico or Canada. The FIFA Council...More..

Klopp voices anger at holiday fixture congestion
by | Sunday, October 16, 2016

Klopp voices anger at holiday fixture congestion

Liverpool come into this game having won their last four matches, and they've already beaten Arsenal, Chelsea and champions Leicester City this season. Mourinho has repeatedly said it would take time for the...More..

Some Liberty University students rebel against Falwell over Trump
by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Some Liberty University students rebel against Falwell over Trump

Jessica Leeds told the Times that Trump "grabbed her breasts and tried to put his hand up her skirt", while they were traveling together on a flight. Falwell's response however was: "We're all sinners". "I k...More..

by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Blue Jays advance to ALCS with sweep of Rangers

While hindsight is 20/20, Odor never should have made the throw to first. Toronto walked off with the victory Sunday after Texas second baseman Rougned Odor committed a throwing error while trying to complete...More..

by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Four-way tie at British Masters

Johnston's effort included three birdies in succession near the end of his round while Sweden's Noren, already a two-time victor this season, also birdied three holes in a row mid-round before denying himself a...More..

Manchester United could pay Wayne Rooney £26m to leave Old Trafford
by | Friday, October 14, 2016

Manchester United could pay Wayne Rooney £26m to leave Old Trafford

The spread betting firm believes that the 30-year-old Manchester United star will surpass Peter Shilton to become the Three Lions most capped player, but will miss out on the 2018 World Cup in Russian Feder...More..

by | Friday, October 14, 2016

Liverpool, Man United warn fans ahead of league clash

After United, Liverpool's next five league games are against West Brom (h), Crystal Palace (a), Watford (h), Southampton (a) and Sunderland (h). "Referees can rightly officiate any teams that they do not suppor...More..

Apologies fly faster than the drives at Ryder Cup
by | Friday, October 14, 2016

Apologies fly faster than the drives at Ryder Cup

They played totally different golf balls and Mickelson spent long hours trying to get used to Tiger's ball instead of tuning up his own game. On Wednesday, Mickelson laid it out clear as day. led 10-4 befor...More..

Luke Donald: Tiger Woods is fighting inner demons
by | Thursday, October 13, 2016

Luke Donald: Tiger Woods is fighting inner demons

His management company runs the tournament at Silverado Golf Resort. Still gushing over the US victory two weeks ago at Hazeltine, Mickelson gets one last chance to win something for himself at the Safeway Op...More..

Pakistan announces Test Squad against West Indies
by | Thursday, October 13, 2016

Pakistan announces Test Squad against West Indies

It is what it is and we have to accept the challenge and just go out there and give our best", Bravo said during a media interaction at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Thursday. The contrast between ...More..

by | Thursday, October 13, 2016

OPEC must enact cuts for sustained oil price rise, IEA says

OPEC production likely clocked in at an all time record 33.64 million barrels per day in September, up 160,000 barrels on August's average, driven higher by record output from Iraq and Libya's reopening of oil ...More..

Jets WR Eric Decker goes on IR, season likely over
by | Thursday, October 13, 2016

Jets WR Eric Decker goes on IR, season likely over

Decker played in the Jets' first three games, catching nine passes for 194 yards and two touchdowns. He tried to fight through the injury, playing the following week at Kansas City, but he's been inactive the p...More..

Champions League: Guardiola's ideal record falls in thrilling Celtic draw
by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Champions League: Guardiola's ideal record falls in thrilling Celtic draw

The match was thrilling to watch but Guardiola was probably not overly thrilled at some of his team's play during the game. "Maybe this is a good lesson for our future on the importance of starting well", ...More..

by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Olympic leaders and anti-doping authorities vow to work together

In addition the International Olympic Committee also called for WADA to have stronger authority over National Anti-Doping Organisations and provide effective supervision of national anti-doping programmes. But ...More..

Sharapova returns to court in Las Vegas charity event
by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Sharapova returns to court in Las Vegas charity event

The ITF said in a statement that "it was the responsibility of the Independent Tribunal - and subsequently the CAS Panel - to determine what the appropriate sanction should be". Sharapova herself was using meld...More..

Lions sign free agent RB Justin Forsett
by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Lions sign free agent RB Justin Forsett

In Detroit , Forsett could jump all the way to backup duties, considering Zach Zenner hasn't provided much of a spark in the running game and Washington's availability remains unknown. But his average droppe...More..

Rosberg extends lead with dominant Japan win
by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Rosberg extends lead with dominant Japan win

But while his reputation might be recovering with his magnanimous gesture, the same can not be said of his title challenge, especially with his closest title challenger, his team-mate Nico Rosberg , winning th...More..

Colin Kaepernick to start Sunday for 49ers
by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Colin Kaepernick to start Sunday for 49ers

One of the strongest rebuke's of Kaepernick's protests came from ESPN analyst Trent Dilfer, himself a backup quarterback in the National Football League, who said Kaepernick's job is "to be quiet and sit in...More..

Pep Guardiola, Manchester City players react to Premier League loss against Tottenham
by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Pep Guardiola, Manchester City players react to Premier League loss against Tottenham

Pochettino's men are enjoying their best start to a top-flight campaign for over two decades and many are tipping the team to improve on their third-placed finish from last term. PEP Guardiola had no complaints...More..

by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Are Carolina Panthers at a crossroads on Monday night vs. Bucs?

Although the season is still early, it's fair to say this is a must-win game for both teams. Experts from around the league weigh in every week and attempt to select winners from each of the scheduled games. ...More..

Minnesota Wild claim forward Teemu Pulkkinen off waivers
by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Minnesota Wild claim forward Teemu Pulkkinen off waivers

Red Wings General Manager Ken Holland said they believe the defenseman will be ready within the next two weeks and he will not be placed on long-term injured reserve. "I know him well". The point production tip...More..

Cam Newton wears shirt with MLK quote during pre-game warmup
by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Cam Newton wears shirt with MLK quote during pre-game warmup

The defending NFC champion Carolina Panthers fell to 1-2 with a loss at home to the Vikings on Sunday after an unsettling week of protests and rioting in the city of Charlotte. Hunter brought Newton down from...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Arsenal's Arsene Wenger: I faced resistance as a foreigner 20 years ago

It will now be interesting to see if this is Wenger's last season in charge of Arsenal. Because it looked always a bit freakish if I manage England and play against France. Twenty years in charge of Arsenal but...More..

Packers Show They Can Dominate Line of Scrimmage Vs Giants
by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Packers Show They Can Dominate Line of Scrimmage Vs Giants

McAdoo worked in Green Bay for McCarthy from 2006 to 2013. "Run defense was there, pass rush was there". We now have a good sample size to work with in regards to the Packers offense. While Nelson, Cobb , ...More..

High-steak game: 78-point win means big restaurant discount
by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

High-steak game: 78-point win means big restaurant discount

MI football team's historic win over Rutgers University Saturday means one steakhouse owes a lot of hungry fans some serious meat. "We're thrilled", Manager Paul Hannah told MLive.com , presumably through gr...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Bill Clinton treads carefully on health care after slip

Barnicle responded , "You hear anecdotally from people within both administrations that the former president thinks his presidency and its historical span will be measured as practically a 'nothing burger, ' t...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Police say rumors about creepy clowns are hoaxes

They occurred in areas such as DeKalb and Rockford and mirror similar reports coming in from across the country since late August. Chico Police say the phenomena of threatening clown sightings that has swep...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Rosberg wins Japanese Grand Prix

He eventually climbed his way back up the leaderboard but could not finish ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen, who held onto second place. "The lead car's always going to go for the inside line there so I tho...More..

Blue Jays beer-throwing fan charged with mischief
by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Blue Jays beer-throwing fan charged with mischief

Commissioner Rob Manfred said that the Toronto Blue Jays are the only ballpark that allows beer cans to be served and has talked to the Jays previously about banning them from the seats at Rogers Centre. "So fo...More..

Bilic 'has three games to save job' as West Ham concerns grow
by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Bilic 'has three games to save job' as West Ham concerns grow

We were quite compact, but we weren't happy with the way we were with the ball - especially in the final third of the pitch. Although Southampton are now unbeaten from three, they only sit two points ahead of...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Resilient Vikings reach quarter point of season undefeated

After the game, Beckham was feeling persecuted. "You have to protect yourself at all times". I have to assume that I'm always in the wrong no matter what. "They're going to call him, and he brought that on hims...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Shearer backs Southgate for permanent England job

Allardyce and the FA parted company just 67 days into his tenure after he was caught up in a Daily Telegraph investigation into corruption in English football. The former England striker believes Alli, al...More..

Western Bulldogs want AFL premiership envy after beating Sydney Swans in final
by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Western Bulldogs want AFL premiership envy after beating Sydney Swans in final

It was a win that captured the public's imagination, with Seven West Media recording the best television ratings for the season-deciding game in a decade. But a long-range goal to Boyd after Sydney star Lance...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

With 300 yards receiving, Jones keeps Falcons soaring

Register for the Ask the CIO Chat with Andy Ozment of the Homeland Security Department on October 11, at 1:30 p.m. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan threw for a team-record 503 yards and four touchdowns as Caroli...More..