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Sports Switzerland hold Northern Ireland off to secure World Cup qualification
Author: 0 Switzerland hold Northern Ireland off to secure World Cup qualification

After Thursday's controversial 1-0 defeat to Switzerland , Northern Ireland's hopes of making the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation all rest on this evening's crucial game in Basel. The players are devastated but I couldn't be any prouder". Alarm bells were ringing again in the visitors' defence shortly after, as Granit Xhaka cushioned a pass in behind their backline and found Blerim Dzemaili, who saw his squared pass into the six-yard box crucially skewed over the crossbar by ...

Author: 0 Roger Goodell Seeking Private Jet For Life In New Contract

It's unseemly ". Goodell now makes around $30 million a year. One NFL executive proposed to Schefter and Mortensen that Goodell not be permitted to earn a higher salary than the highest-paid player in the NFL, which would be around $25 million.

Sports West Ham's Javier Hernandez will not receive special treatment - David Moyes
Author: 0 West Ham's Javier Hernandez will not receive special treatment - David Moyes

The Mexican striker struggled for regular game time under Moyes at Manchester United , so their reunion at West Ham could have been awkward. Newly appointed manager David Moyes has a herculean task on his hands, and if he is going to have any hope of keeping West Ham in the Premier League , he will more than likely need reinforcements in January for a squad that has looked lost at sea for long spells so far.

Sports Colts QB Andrew Luck Getting Treatment in England
Author: 0 Colts QB Andrew Luck Getting Treatment in England

The decision came after Luck visited with doctors to ask why he was still having soreness in his right shoulder. The move ended months of speculation about whether Luck would play this season after he underwent surgery in January. Luck originally injured his shoulder during the 2015 season in Week 3 at Tennessee. Luck was coming off perhaps his best overall performance in his six-year National Football League career after playing in just seven games in 2015 due to a variety of injuries that ...

Sports England deny Aussies in women's Ashes Test
Author: 0 England deny Aussies in women's Ashes Test

Nottinghamshire's Ball sprained his ankle while bowling in last week's tour game against a Cricket Australia XI in Adelaide and is unlikely to play in Wednesday's next tour game in Townsville . "He should be right in that 7-10 day time frame, he's fairly confident", said Bayliss, as reported by AFP . "It would be great if we could have some hundreds, that's for sure".

Sports Mizzou overpowers Vols, stretches winning streak to four
Author: 0 Mizzou overpowers Vols, stretches winning streak to four

Missouri should have an easier time defending Tennessee than it did a year ago because of the injuries. Yes, freshman quarterback Will McBride and the offense did an admiral job keeping it close early, but turnovers dashed any hope of a second-half comeback.

Sports Moses nominated for BBC African Footballer of the Year
Author: 0 Moses nominated for BBC African Footballer of the Year

Moses was only a nominee back in 2013 while Leicester's Riyad Mahrez won past year. The Senegal global netted 13 goals and recorded eight assists with Liverpool and also helped Senegal reach their first World Cup since 2002. His pace, explosiveness, composure and weekly electric display made Conte's Chelsea course a lot easier last season. Victor Moses equally played a great role as Nigeria came the first country from africa to qualify for 2018 world cup in Russian Federation.

Sports Hardik Pandya rested from three-Test India vs Sri Lanka cricket series
Author: 0 Hardik Pandya rested from three-Test India vs Sri Lanka cricket series

Sadeera Samarawickrama and Dimuth Karunaratne started off strong and shared a 134-run stand for the opening wicket after being asked to bat, before the latter retired out for 50. We need a bit of confidence. After Lahiru Thirimanne (17) missed out, skipper Dinesh Chandimal and Angelo Mathews spent quality time in the middle en route their 29 and 54 respectively before retiring out themselves.

Sports Increased security expected for upcoming Auburn game
Author: 0 Increased security expected for upcoming Auburn game

How many carries would you consider acceptable for KJ on Saturday? Auburn has Kerryon Johnson. Obviously, that does not mean the coaches should pound Johnson into the ground. If Auburn loses to both Georgia and Alabama , will Gus Malzahn be on his way out? "Well, they did it four years ago". The Bulldogs' 236 points against SEC teams is also that program's high mark for this point in the season.

Sports Badgers clinch Big Ten West title with win over Iowa
Author: 0 Badgers clinch Big Ten West title with win over Iowa

Ohio State. The Badgers (10-0, 7-0) scored 21 unanswered points in the second half and did not allow an offensive touchdown the entire game. - Both teams struggled taking care of the football. Alex Hornibrook completed 11 of 18 passes for 135 yards with two touchdowns, but also was intercepted three times. When Hornibrook attempted to go deep on Wisconsin's third series, Jake Gervase picked off the pass at the Iowa six-yard line.

Sports Patrick Marleau scores in OT, Maple Leafs beat Bruins 3-2
Author: 0 Patrick Marleau scores in OT, Maple Leafs beat Bruins 3-2

Marner registered the shootout victor in the Leafs' 4-3 victory over Las Vegas Monday, and has six points in five games (including Saturday). Nazem Kadri, Patrick Marleau , Connor Carrick and Connor Brown scored for Toronto . Toronto's special teams haven't been strong of late, but their penalty kill in particular is what helped propel them to victory. Boston is now 0-3-3 against Eastern Conference foes this year and have now lost six straight games against the Maple Leafs.

Sports Michigan Wolverines vs. Maryland football
Author: 0 Michigan Wolverines vs. Maryland football

The Wolverines racked up 371 rushing yards en route to a comfortable 33-10 win against Minnesota to take pressure off freshman quarterback Brandon Peters, who was making his first collegiate start, and they hope their impressive ground assault, which has accumulated 705 yards over their last two games, is the catalyst for their third straight victory against the Terrapins.

Sports Mourinho using PSG interest to make Man Utd demands
Author: 0 Mourinho using PSG interest to make Man Utd demands

All of Tottenham, Southampton and Fenerbahce have been linked with moves for Shaw, with Spurs viewed as the most likely destination for the 7-time capped global due to the presence of Mauricio Pochettino. United have recently extended the defender's until 2019 through a clause in his contract. ESPN also notes that Fellaini has already turned down an offer United made in September.

Sports Senegal join Nigeria, Egypt to qualify for Russian Federation 2018
Author: 0 Senegal join Nigeria, Egypt to qualify for Russian Federation 2018

Senegal's qualification is their first since the nation reached the quarterfinal at the 2002 World Cup. Group D of the qualifiers involves Burkina Faso, Cape Verde and South Africa . Senegal took the lead after 12 minutes when Sakho raced on to a Mane pass and side-footed the ball to the right of onrushing Khune. The Senegalese Teranga Lions doubled their lead after 38 minutes against the run of play with another goal involving Sakho and Mane.

Sports Oklahoma State defeats Iowa State, fights for spot in Big 12 Championship
Author: 0 Oklahoma State defeats Iowa State, fights for spot in Big 12 Championship

Sophomore Matt Ammendola kicked a 41-yard field goal with 9:43 to play to bring Oklahoma State within one point. Iowa State had a chance to either tie the game or go for the win, but Noland made his only glaring mistake of the day when he underthrew a fade pattern and was intercepted by OK State cornerback A.J.

Author: 0 Eric Bledsoe throws alley-oop to Giannis Antetokounmpo for thunderous slam

The Milwaukee Bucks pay a visit to the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center on Friday night. Bledsoe, whom the Bucks acquired earlier in the week, will immediately enter the starting lineup in his debut, as coach Jason Kidd moves reigning Rookie of the Year Malcolm Brogdon to the bench.

Sports Red Sox Reportedly Had 'Preliminary' Talks With Marlins About Giancarlo Stanton
Author: 0 Red Sox Reportedly Had 'Preliminary' Talks With Marlins About Giancarlo Stanton

The Red Sox, of course, are just one of many teams interested in acquiring the reigning Major League Baseball home run king, with the Cardinals, Phillies and Giants already known to have had preliminary talks with the Marlins. Now the Miami Herald is reporting "talks between the Red Sox and Marlins involving a trade for the slugger may be heating up". Other teams could be in the mix as well, or enter the fray later.

Sports Holloway draws rematch with Aldo at UFC 218
Author: 0 Holloway draws rematch with Aldo at UFC 218

Jose Aldo (26-3) has lost two of his last three fights. UFC 218 was expected to see Holloway face off against former UFC lightweight champion Edgar. It's been quite the game of musical chairs in the UFC featherweight division over the past few years. The UFC has not yet announced the new main event.

Sports Morocco, Tunisia last African teams to qualify for World Cup
Author: 0 Morocco, Tunisia last African teams to qualify for World Cup

Ivory Coast, playing out-of-sort ended up second in the group with eight points. Ivory Coast suffered a double blow as Medhi Benatia made it 2-0 for Herve Renard's troops in the 30th minute with a strike from the centre of the box that found the roof of the net.

Sports Penn State 35, Rutgers 6 What we learned
Author: 0 Penn State 35, Rutgers 6 What we learned

Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley . PSU looks well on its way to a win after back-to-back heartbreaking losses on the road to Ohio State and Michigan State. He has 407 passing yards with two touchdowns and 1 pick. Rutgers ran three plays before Andrew Harte kicked a 33-yard field goal. The Nittany Lions are 7-2 and ranked No.

Sports Love's 3 TDs lead Stanford past No. 9 Washington 30-22
Author: 0 Love's 3 TDs lead Stanford past No. 9 Washington 30-22

Both teams have a short week this week, with Stanford coming off of a 24-21 loss to Washington State on Saturday, while the Huskies beat OR 38-3 on the same day. The Huskies will drop out of the top 10 next week while the Cardinal should get back into the poll. "They just played their game better than we played our game", Washington coach Chris Petersen said.

Sports Southgate singles out pair for praise after England draw
Author: 0 Southgate singles out pair for praise after England draw

The 21-year-old has always been tipped for stardom but was forced to switch from Stamford Bridge to Selhurst Park in the summer in search of regular first team football, and the change has done him no harm at all on last night's evidence. "A no-brainer", Southgate said. He's got so many good attributes, top attributes, and that's why we put him into the team. "He will gain huge confidence from it".

Sports UFC Featherweight Grant Dawson Flagged for Potential Anti-Doping Violation
Author: 0 UFC Featherweight Grant Dawson Flagged for Potential Anti-Doping Violation

The announcement comes after a potential USADA violation by the former champ. Silva maintained that the positive test resulted from a tainted sexual enhancer. It's unclear what Silva tested positive for, or how long he could potentially be suspended. Though anabolic steroids were found in his system following the Diaz bout in 2015 - before the UFC had contracted with USADA to run its anti-doping program - Silva made a weak excuse about being given pills in an unmarked blue bottle from a ...

Author: 0 DJ Humphries and Tyvon Branch had productive seasons cut short Thursday night

Branch suffered an ACL injury but will undergo surgery to fix cartilage in his "locked" right knee on Friday, Arians said, according to ESPN. "He was having a great year", Arians said. The seriousness of Branch's injury isn't yet known, but Arians' matter-of-fact declaration suggests it isn't good. Baker finished with seven tackles and a pass defensed on defense and almost had an interception.

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