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It's Colin Kaepernick time for 49ers, and fans should be excited


Taking it further, Arizona blitzed Gabbert 11 times and the 49ers managed to gain a total of 4 yards on those plays as Gabbert was 3-of-8 with two interceptions and two sacks. Through his first five games, Blaine Gabbert has completed just 58 percent of his passes and has a passer rating of 69.6. "Blaine has done a really nice job in practice, yes", Kelly said. Read More »

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Vols run out of magic, Houston upset

And the failed quarterback sneak on third-and-1 in the first overtime would have been tough to live with had LaCamera missed the field goal. The Aggies could have put this one away with less than 2 minutes remaining, but freshman Trayveon Williams had the ball knocked from his hands and out of the back of the end zone just before he crossed the goal line on a 71-yard run. Read More »

Ha Na Jang wins Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship


You great player. Just be patient. Feng traded in three birdies with a bogey on the front nine to make the turn at 12-under, and two straight birdies to open the back nine got her to 14-under, just three behind Jang with seven holes to play. Read More »

Red Devils heap praise on young star following England debut


United shared a photo of Lingard on their official Instagram page along with the following caption, "We're proud of Jesse Lingard after his impressive England debut in the 2-0 win over Malta". His confidence is already high anyway but if he scored on Saturday that would make him more confident. "He'll give you energy, he'll score goals, he's a team player, but now at 23, he's got to kick on", the Welshman, working as a television pundit, told ITV . Read More »

Western Bulldogs million-dollar financial reward for winning AFL grand final

A $1 million cheque from the AFL will make its way to the Bulldogs and the club could sell up to $1 million worth of merchandise after appearing in its first grand final since 1961 and its first win since 1954. "That's our next mandate, to see it we can pull that off". The Bulldogs' Jason Johannisen won the Norm Smith Medal as the best player in the Grand Final. Read More »

Making the US Ryder Cup team great again

For reasons unknown to anyone but Lefty, he tossed Sutton under the bus without being prompted. American teams are 2-8 with Mickelson on the roster. The choices should be endless for captain Love, and there will be no talk of rifts that have plagued previous teams. Love indicated Mickelson is in some ways playing defense. Read More »

Guardiola urges Man City to learn Celtic lesson

They failed to take control of the game when the advantage was with them and will be hoping to make amends in the games to come, in the process making them more unsafe. Celtic could not be subdued, though, with teenage defender Kieran Tierney powering down the left flank in the 20th minute and unleashing a shot that deflected off a despairing Sterling's boot past Claudio Bravo. Read More »

Comply with Lodha Panel's directions to reform cricket body: SC to BCCI

In response, the BCCI told the court that the matter dates back to 2015-16 when Star and Sony had given compensation which was to be given to associations. Expressing anguish over BCCI "hurriedly" disbursing about Rs 400 crore to state bodies which were reluctant to accept the recommendations for reforms, the bench said, "we are being forced into a situation that they are asking for our interference" with the Lodha panel also recommending "superseding" of the existing office-bearers with ... Read More »

India wins 500th Test, takes 1-0 lead against New Zealand

Jadeja claimed his fifth five-wicket haul in tests and Ashwin dismissed four frontline batsmen as New Zealand squandered a strong start, losing their last five wickets for seven runs to be all out for 262 and concede a 56-run first- innings lead. Read More »

Indians outslug Red Sox to take early lead in ALDS

Making tough decisions and thinking unconventionally in the playoffs is often an important attribute for managers, and Francona's moves certainly paid off in Game 1 as the Indians escaped Progressive Field with the win. The Indians' dugout was not the only thing rocking after the three home runs in the third inning. Allen kept it in the ballpark in relief of Shaw, although he allowed a double to Ortiz. Read More »

Seamus Coleman fires Republic of Ireland to first qualifying win


And it was his 17 minute cross that forced Georgia's first opening, as the ball fell to Vako Kazaishvili whose snapshot on the turn flashed just wide of Darren Randolph's right-hand post. O'Neill had warned that there could be no guarantee of six points against Georgia and then Moldova on Sunday. Georgia were made to rue their fate early in the second half, as Coleman's drive and determination allowed him to score a fortuitous opener from close range. Read More »

Bale accepts Austria point

Marko Arnautovic two goal earned his man-of-the-match award in the night. Allen is a major doubt for the Welsh side's World Cup qualifier against Georgia on Sunday after limping out of a 2-2 draw in Austria, in which he scored a cracking opening goal. Read More »

49ers' locker room frustrated with Chip Kelly's offense


Coach Chip Kelly can't scheme Smith the rock. "I gotta play better, there's no question about that", Gabbert said. But with mounting pressure - fans chanted Kaepernick's name as the 49ers were down two and three scores in the second half - and the need to eventually see what Kaepernick is capable of doing could lead to a change. Read More »

Michael Bisping vows to end 'old man' Dan Henderson at UFC 204


The timing of the fight has presented a unique problem for fighters on the card with normal training habits out the window for those who based their training camps in the UK. "I've had title shots before, and I know that for whatever reason, I didn't do well in them", Henderson said. "I guess every time I see that image that he has, his logo, I think "you b*****d". Read More »

Cowboys OL Collins headed to IR with toe injury


After a trip to San Francisco next week, the Cowboys play the Bengals and then at the Packers before a bye that precedes a Sunday night game against the Eagles. Through his first three starts, Dak has now thrown 99 passes without throwing a single interception. The fourth-round pick has a 93.3 rating after posting a 123.6 rating in the win over the Bears, a team with a very good defensive coordinator that should have had a sense of urgency coming to Arlington with an 0-2 record. Read More »

3 Million Tuned In For The 2016 AFL Grand Final — Seven Network

With the momentum swings huge during the match both teams appeared to have control at various stages, but the undeniable will to win of the Bulldogs seemed to break the heart of the Swans in the final quarter. Coach Luke Beveridge presented the Bulldogs' injured captain Robert Murphy with his Premiership medallion and then allowed him to hoist the Premiership Trophy aloft with Easton Wood. Read More »

Wales were lucky at Euros, says Austria coach Koller


Austria are without the injured Martin Harnik, the Hannover 96 striker who has scored 14 global goals. The two sides meet in a 2018 World Cup qualifier in Vienna on Thursday, in a clash of Group D's top two seeds. And they twice held the advantage in Vienna last night through a Joe Allen strike and Kevin Wimmer's own goal. Austria did not fare so well in France. Read More »

Hurricane threat wipes out final Web.com Tour Finals event


Stallings was relegated to playing in the Web.com Tour Finals after finishing 128th in points in the FedExCup standings this season, three spots away from qualifying for the FedExCup Playoffs and retaining his tour card. The Web.com Tour Finals typically are held in four straight weeks. With the cancellation of the tournament, the tour announced it will determine the fate of the 25 PGA Tour cards awarded through the normally four-event series on the basis of money earned in the three ... Read More »

James: Dover offers comfort for some, risk for others in Chase elimination

With polesitter Erik Jones leading the field, Xfinity drivers were running pace laps on Saturday afternoon when rain intensified and forced the postponement. The Joplin, MO native had been complaining that his engine was laying down throughout a majority of the first part of the race - and on Lap 194, it finally let go. Read More »

Arsene Wenger flatter by England links, but priority lies with Gunners

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has refused to rule out the possibility of taking over as England boss but insisted he is purely focused on the Gunners while in the a year ago of his contract. "We eased off a bit (in the second half) - we couldn't score the third goal". "I'm working hard, harder than I ever have and I just want to be the best I can". Read More »

Spain out for revenge in Italy in pick of WCup qualifiers

Kick-off time 19:45. The game will be screened live on TV (ITV 4 UK). We were too weak in the tackle and then we kept giving them back the ball. Spain left-back Jordi Alba and Italy midfielder Riccardo Montolivo were each forced off with injuries in the first half. Read More »

Celtic end Man City's winning streak with 3-3 CL draw

I think back to the time he was a young kid at Liverpool and to see him grow from that 17-year-old who made his first start, amusing enough, against Manchester City at Anfield, not only as a player but as a person over three seasons. "It's not easy to score three goals away". Still, Zabaleta is not ready to give up on winning the group - and praised the team for understanding that protecting a draw can prove crucial in group play. Read More »

Truex goes from journeyman to NASCAR championship favorite

Whatever the cause, Truex was a journeyman driver seemingly doomed to a mediocre career. Two of those events - at Chicagoland and Dover - were Chase events that solidified Truex's admittance into the second round. Truex, 36, has waited his entire career for a season like this one. Check (Coca-Cola 600). Oldest 500-mile race? "It was just an idea that our group kind of came up with", said Elliot. Read More »

Cardinals' Arians won't count out Palmer for 49ers

Kelly has said backup Colin Kaepernick is not 100 percent after three offseason surgeries and Gabbert showed signs of progress in last week's loss to Dallas. A shoulder injury, however, has limited Armstead so far while another former first-round pick, Glenn Dorsey, is just now getting back into form after last year's ACL tear. Read More »

John Stones feels Wayne Rooney's leadership is vital after Sam Allardyce exit


Allardyce was forced to resign as England manager after just 67 days and one game in charge following his controversial comments to undercover newspaper reporters investigating football corruption. "But again I am fully supportive of the team, of the players and of the manager at Manchester United ". Sometimes it is not what those players want to hear and I have experienced that [with Southgate] in the under-21s. Read More »

Photo of Oilers' captains gets #OilersBoyBandNames trending in Canada


McDavid also became the Oilers' first captain since the 2014-15 season when Andrew Ference relinquished his role and opted to become an alternate captain alongside Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Edmonton would like Talbot to put up those kinds of performances behind a work-in-progress defence and steal some games along the way. It wasn't a matter of if but when for McDavid, who lit up the World Cup of Hockey and already has his name in the ring for this year's Hart Trophy. Read More »

Arrests after West Ham v Middlesbrough violence


Slaven Bilic's time as West Ham United boss is reportedly nearing an abrupt end, according to the Daily Express , who claim the club's bosses have ex-Roma boss Rudi Garcia down as a potential replacement. A sensational Dimitri Payet goal wasn't enough for West Ham as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Middlesbrough . "Ok we stopped losing streak with a point but we are looking for three points", said Bilic. Read More »

Anthony Joshua backs Tyson Fury for boxing return


Joshua won the belt against Charles Martin in April then defended it successfully against Dominic Breazeale in June but admits a contest against the Ukrainian would be on a different level. That could make him the champion of two of boxing's major leagues. Klitschko had been due to face Tyson Fury in a repeat of their fight a year ago but it has been cancelled after the Brit was declared "medically unfit" to take part. Read More »

Miami Hurricanes seek to end six-game skid against FSU

And last season in Tallahassee, with the Hurricanes again holding a fourth-quarter lead, it was Cook that made the difference, this time scoring the eventual game-winner on a 26-yard run with 6:44 left in the game. Still, there's confidence the Hurricanes have improved to the point where they can challenge Cook and keep him check - or at the least, out of the end zone when the game is on the line. Read More »

Kevin White placed on injured reserve with fractured fibula


The injury occurred as he completed a five-yard pass and was hit by Lions defender Glover Quin in the Bears 17-14 win. Chicago Bears wide receiver Kevin White is headed to injured reserve with an ankle injury that could sideline him for "an extended period of time". Read More »