by | October 08, 2017 | 23:05

The results of the final group games as Ghana take on Egypt with Congo welcoming Uganda will be inconsequential to the positions of the teams on the table as Egypt have already qualified for the World Cup. Egypt's coach Hector Cuper has revealed he is ready to face Congo in a major decider despite increasing pressure from nationals for him to prove his worth.

by | October 08, 2017 | 23:02

Debutants India have been placed in Group A along side Colombia, two-time winners Ghana and the US. usa player Chris Durkin , left, challenges India's Anwar Ali for the ball at Group A match in New Delhi . With Ghana's backline unrelenting, it turned out to be a barren second half. On the 83 minute, a corner by Komal was cleared by the United States of America defence to find a free Anwar at the edge of the box.

by | October 08, 2017 | 23:04

His protest gained steam particularly in the past few weeks, as scores of players took a knee, too, for various reasons, igniting a firestorm. During Sunday's edition of The NFL Today on CBS, La Canfora summarized his discussion with Kaepernick, which primarily consisted of a rehashing of things previously known or reported .

by | October 08, 2017 | 22:38

Alderweireld's contract does not expire until 2019, but Spurs have been vigilant when it comes to their star players' contracts, and have tied players like Harry Kane and Dele Alli to long-term deals. You can see I'm happy there, and I try to help the team, and that's the way I always play football. Despite the absence of a new contract being offered his way, Alderweireld insists he is happy at the club and thinking purely of helping the club achieve their aims over the course of the ...

by | October 08, 2017 | 20:53

The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox both return home facing a 2-0 deficit to the Cleveland Indians and Houston Astros , respectively. Marwin Gonzalez , batting eighth (because, well, it's the Astros ), gave Sox pitcher Drew Pomeranz his first strikeout, bringing up the bottom of the line-up, catcher Brian McCann , who popped out to shallow center.

by | October 08, 2017 | 20:40

Timberwolves preseason game in Shanghai, China beginning at 4 a.m. PT. For Minnesota, this was their last preseason game . Andrew Wiggins had 19 points for Minnesota, which won't play again in the preseason. Per Vegas Insider , the latest over/under points total at several sportsbooks was 216.5 to 217 points for the complete game between the two teams. Stephen Curry had 40 points to lead Golden State Warriors overwhelm Minnesota Timberwolves 142-110 at the NBA China Games 2017 ...

by | October 08, 2017 | 20:25

He cracked a smile before crossing the finish line in 2 hours 9 minutes and 20 seconds. I kind of felt a little gap pulling away and at that point you just got to put the hammer down and drive to the finish. Joan Benoit Samuelson held the previous fastest American woman in Chicago (2:21:21) from October 20, 1985 until Sunday. The Kenyan fell back with 10km remaining, leaving Dibaba alone to the end.

by | October 08, 2017 | 20:07

The victor of this match will advance to the next round to face the victor of George Groves vs. Jamie Cox in the Semi Finals and will be one more step closer to capturing the Muhammad Ali Trophy. But Eubank Jr. was consistently landing on Yildirim and the pressure was beginning to tell in the third round. "I'm sending a message out there that I'm coming." he said at ringside, broadcast on ITV Box Office .

by | October 08, 2017 | 20:09

The former Ryder Cup player was off the back of the green with his approach shot at the Road Hole but got up and down to make par. He has three top-five finishes at the Dunhill Links, which he says is one of his favourite events. "Very pleased for sure as Carnoustie is one of my favourite links courses, as well", he said. It has only been in the last two events before this week that Hatton has returned to form, sharing third in the European Masters and then sharing eighth place a week ago ...

by | October 08, 2017 | 19:51

The Spartans did that and then some, forcing five turnovers as Michigan State beat Michigan , 14-10, at Michigan Stadium to win for the eighth time in the last 10 years and bring the Paul Bunyan Trophy home. The unit stifled the Spartan offense, holding Lewerke to just 94 yards through the air and 61 yards on the ground. Michigan State is coming off a narrow 17-10 victory over Iowa.

by | October 08, 2017 | 19:07

Though Pittsburgh held Baltimore in check in a one-sided victory in Week 4, the Ravens ran the ball only 15 times . Fowler continues to get better each outing but still has occasional lapses where he plays out of control. The Jaguars need to force an experienced Steelers offense into mistakes and the Jaguars' struggling offense probably needs to negotiate at least two long touchdown drives to win this one.

by | October 08, 2017 | 19:09

And thanks to that mighty cut-and equally meaningful ones by Adam Lind and Ryan Zimmerman-the momentum of the series (and possibly the entire postseason) has swung dramatically to the Nationals' favor. Baker had said Tuesday that the plan was for Scherzer to test his leg in the bullpen Wednesday; on Thursday, Baker again said Scherzer would have a bullpen session.

by | October 08, 2017 | 17:56

Or will the Packers push their record to 4-1 and send Dallas to the bye week at 2-3? For Bennett, who quickly won over new teammates upon his arrival in March and is half of a seemingly authentic mutual admiration society with quarterback Aaron Rodgers , it seemed like the right time to look back on his first four National Football League seasons and articulate just how different he is today, at age 30.

by | October 08, 2017 | 15:36

With a staggering 9-4 head-to-head record in favour of the hosts, and a 3-0 clean sweep in their previous meeting in Australia in January past year, India definitely look a formidable unit going into Saturday's encounter at the Jharkhand Cricket Association (JCA) International Stadium.

by | October 08, 2017 | 14:39

But there is a recognizable formula here: Take care of the ball. "Saquon doesn't get frustrated", Franklin said. And, increasing and critically, play great defense. Alas, this PSU unit couldn't quite close out its third of the season as the second unit relinquished a mop-up-time TD inside the 2:00 mark. Other than that, the Lions came at the Wildcats in droves.

by | October 08, 2017 | 12:34

France national team manager Didier Deschamps confirmed the injury and ruled him out of Tuesday's (10 October) showdown against Belarus. "He reminds me of Makelele so much when we did so well with him at Chelsea ". Chelsea now face an anxious wait to see whether Kante, who has averaged four defensive actions per game in the Premier League this season, will be available for next weekend's game away to Crystal Palace .

by | October 08, 2017 | 10:39

When the cars did finally creep out, puddles made the going treacherous but Lewis steered his Mercedes to the quickest time of one minute, 48.719 seconds. Esteban Ocon is sixth, Sergio Perez seventh, Felipe Massa in place 8, while Fernando Alonso also reached the final stage of the qualifiers, but unfortunately for the two-time champion, he is going to start from the back, after he had been fined with a 35-place grid penalty.

by | October 08, 2017 | 10:37

Ernest Urtasun, a leftist Catalan politician, said on Spanish television Monday that "today, Catalan society isn't discussing whether the result is valid or not, but is in a state of shock about how the voting took place". Pique was in tears on Sunday as he criticized the Spanish police after violent clashes erupted during the independence referendum that the Spanish government said was unconstitutional.

by | October 08, 2017 | 09:44

Speaking Thursday evening, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo praised Campos, saying he aided officers in their search for Paddock. He added that Paddock spent years amassing a sizeable arsenal of weapons, and had "meticulously planned on the worst domestic attack in United States history".

by | October 08, 2017 | 09:32

The left-handed pitcher has a 4-7 record to go along with an earned run average (ERA) of 4.55 in the playoffs. The American League games start Thursday, the National League Friday. With spectacular on-field play, the Cleveland Indians also bring multiple generations of fans awaiting a championship. Yes, Severino has been dominant on the mound this year for the Yankees, but with his inning count so high it would not be surprising to see Severino leaving his pitches up in the strikezone for ...

by | October 08, 2017 | 08:30

Two-time champions Ghana made a flawless comeback to the FIFA Under-17 World Cup after a gap of 10 years by defeating Colombia 1-0 in their inaugural game here on Friday. "And yes there is some pressure as hosts are also playing but we certainly control everything and will play to our abilities", Restrepo told reporters here on Thursday.

by | October 08, 2017 | 08:20

It seemed like history might repeat itself at UFC 216 when Kevin Lee struggled to make weight for their fight, but in the end he came in at 154.5 and the fight was on. A head kick from Ferguson lands to open the round, but Lee responds to it with a huge takedown. Ferguson was dropped a minute and a half into the bout, and got up signalling he'd been poked in the eye.

by | October 08, 2017 | 07:54

It is evident that the Eagles knew what they were doing after all. The Eagles can't put Clement on the field to block if they're anxious Wentz is going to get his head knocked off. Defensive end Brandon Graham said the new selection of five captains, of which he is one, has streamlined the message Jenkins spoke of. But I think just showing that we can win on the road , that we can win close ballgames ...

by | October 08, 2017 | 07:38

Nebraska's Aaron Williams returned an interception for a touchdown early in the third quarter to tie the game at 17, but the Badgers went to the ground to put away the Huskers. The Badgers were back up 17-7 after the first play of their next series, with Taylor going 75 yards untouched for Wisconsin's longest play from scrimmage since 2014.

by | October 08, 2017 | 07:33

The former Crimson Tide offensive coordinator was rushed out of the program at the end of a year ago before the national title game, which Alabama went on to lose. Defensive coordinator John Chavis' unit recorded 7 last week against the Gamecocks and 6 the week before against the Razorbacks. Add in the Ole Miss team under interim coach Matt Luke that Alabama just waxed 66-3, and you have five straight Bama opponents that may very well have a new man in charge next season.

by | October 08, 2017 | 07:23

ET Saturday . The round of 12 gets underway Sunday in the Monster Energy Cup playoffs. "I'm avoiding it until somebody can go up there and shows me there is a lap up there", said Earnhardt. "I didn't" need any silly stuff or goofy gifts that I'm just going to go store away in a warehouse that you'll never see", Earnhardt said. Last week at Dover saw the last race of the first round of the Chase Playoffs and the elimination of four title hopefuls.

by | October 08, 2017 | 06:39

Hawkins quickly became the top scorer for the Suns for the season, and he scored more than 20 points per game over the next two seasons. The 6-foot-8 Hawkins was a dazzling playground legend in New York City who rose to basketball's heights.

by | October 08, 2017 | 06:37

Ohio State: The Buckeyes continue to handle lesser teams, pad the stat sheet and march toward the October 28 showdown with No. 4 Penn State. Coach Urban Meyer insists Ohio State has gotten better while feasting on outgunned opponents. His passes were spot on and mixed with a healthy Mike Weber and the shiftiness of J.K. Dobbins, they moved down the field easily. "I wouldn't say that we are exactly where we need to be, but I definitely like where we are at", H-back Parris Campbell ...

by | October 08, 2017 | 05:37

In addition to many of Manning's former teammates, speakers included Indiana governor Mitch Daniels, Indianapolis mayor Joe Hogsett , Hall of Famers and Colts legends Tony Dungy and Bill Polian and National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell.

by | October 08, 2017 | 04:49

The game took seven overtimes to finish, tying it for the longest game in the history of the Football Bowl Subdivision. And denied Western Michigan and Buffalo an overtime record all to themselves. The game had a ridiculous moment in the first overtime too. But after coming down with the ball, Ernsberger wasn't met by his teammates in the end zone, but reportedly by his sister who ran onto the field for a hug.

by | October 08, 2017 | 03:27

The Seminoles suffered their first loss to the Hurricanes since Fisher took over as FSU coach in 2010, while also starting the season 0-2 in Doak Campbell Stadium for the first time since 1974, two years before Bobby Bowden's legendary tenure began.

by | October 08, 2017 | 03:07

Music touches a lot of people in this world, and there have been few in our time who touched more people than Tom Petty did. LSU fans can still find plenty to fret about, and Auburn coming to Tiger Stadium next week is an enormous challenge.

by | October 08, 2017 | 01:51

With Ozil's contract in North London set to expire next summer, and no signs forthcoming as of yet that he has any intention of renewing his deal, lining up without the 2014 World Cup victor could become a permanent reality for Arsenal in the not-so-distant future.

by | October 08, 2017 | 01:35

The world champions consigned the Springboks to a humiliating record 57-0 hammering at North Harbour Stadium last month, but it was a very different story in an almighty tussle in Cape Town three weeks later. Only McKenzie's 69th-minute try fitted the bill. "The second half was a pulsating affair". New Zealand led 8-3 at half-time after a bruising first half that lasted almost 50 minutes but were given a scare as Marx's 79th-minute try , converted by Elton Jantjies, took the hosts ...

by | October 08, 2017 | 01:27

Toro Rosso took three new power unit elements for Sainz's auto ahead of opening practice at Suzuka on Friday, with a sixth MGU-H, a fifth internal combustion engine and a fifth turbocharger amounting to a 20-place drop. This would also seem to confirm Gasly for the remainder of the 2017 season with Toro Rosso. Sainz Jr., who wound up 17th overall, expressed gratitude to his mechanics for repairing his auto in time for the Spaniard to complete an installation lap during the rain-soaked ...