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Bills vs. Falcons: Highlights, game tracker and more


The Falcons lost some key players in the first half of Sunday's game. Jones left the game in the second quarter with a hip flexor injury and did not return. It's only the fourth week of the 2017 season, and Matthews is already making an impact. Have thoughts on how the Bills and Falcons are performing? Starting at its own 1-yard line, Atlanta again managed to move the ball to midfield but missed a couple of deep shots on the drive and came away empty. Read More »

Mohamed Sanu (hamstring) ruled out for remainder of Falcons' Week 4 contest

Jones has been one of the most unsafe receivers in the game when he's well, but he has had to deal with his share of injuries. Teammate Mohamed Sanu also didn't come back in the second half after suffering an injury to his hamstring. Jones is the key to the offense and with him out, the Falcons are missing a ton of explosion. He finished the year with just over 1,400 receiving yards and six touchdowns, earning Pro Bowl and First-team All-Pro honors for the second consecutive season. Read More »

Lonzo Ball Roasts Rookie Teammate For Being Disappointing In College


One of the players that everyone had their eyes on was Lonzo Ball . When Ball did just about anything - simply get introduced (the loudest cheers by far), or hit a three or pick up a dime- the SoCal crowd erupted. You've no doubt heard of Big Baller patriarch LaVar Ball and his antics, whose larger than life persona threatened to overshadow the on-court prowess of his son. Read More »

Superstar Enable eases to record Arc win for Dettori


The Arc is one of the premier flat race horse racing events of the year, being classified as a Group One meeting. Khalid Abdullah's triple Oaks victor who also readily defeated the older horses and colts in Ascot's G1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth S. Read More »

Sooners remain steady in Top 25 polls after bye week


The Crimson Tide, who have outscored their first two SEC opponents by a combined margin of 125-3, received 59 of 65 first-place votes. The big twist came on Friday night when Washington State surprised a USC team that had looked very up and down against a solid early-season schedule. Read More »

NFL National Anthem Protests Continue in Week 4 in London


Miami wasn't even in last week's game from the second quarter on and only scored their lone touchdown in garbage time to save a 20-o shutout. Although football is always secondary in these things, the storm did matter for the Dolphins, who were forced into taking a Week 1 bye as a result of the NFL cancelling their game in Miami against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . Read More »

Empty Camp Nou a show of referendum solidarity, Barca president claims

Barcelona's players celebrate a goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs UD Las Palmas played behind closed doors at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on October 1, 2017 . Without the usual rumble of the Camp Nou crowd, Barcelona laboured in finding their usual tempo over the first 30 minutes, although Messi inevitably looked like one of the hosts' more risky threats moving forward. Read More »

Barcelona match played behind closed doors


Barcelona have confirmed that they will play Las Palmas "behind closed doors" but condemned Spain's efforts to block the Catalan referendum. "From today until Sunday we will express ourselves peacefully". While the Camp Nou doors remained shut a few hours before the kick-off, the Catalan Football Federation (FCF) had already cancelled all games in the fourth tier and regional and amateur games. Read More »

Ancelotti sacked by Bayern Munich, replacement pending


Willy Sagnol , who was a Bayern player and was second in command for Ancelotti, is the one appointed as interim coach. Bayern have also endured a hard start to the Bundesliga season, losing at Hoffenheim in their third match and being held to a 2-2 draw at home to Wolfsburg last Friday. Read More »

Man City snatch victory at Chelsea to retain top spot


Summer acquisition, Benjamin Mendy is also out injured; a development that Guardiola is understandably unhappy with. It's all to play for at Stamford Bridge, with the victor taking on a huge step in consolidating their position as title challengers. Read More »

Legend claims Man Utd 'are back'; gives verdict on Lukaku


The French midfielder was taken off in the Red Devils' 3-0 win over FC Basel in the UEFA Champions League three weeks ago. "He's injured, he can not play tomorrow", Mourinho told a media conference ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace. Read More »

NRL Grand Final: Can North Queensland Cowboys Calm The Mighty Melbourne Storm?


Bellamy was forced to play in nearly every position in his time at the Raiders, and when Lazarus joined Canberra in 1987 he instantly saw potential in the future Storm coach. It's professional, not only the coaching staff and players but the front office and all that, they're all lovely people. "They've got those foundation players, they're the key to what it is but they're not the whole team obviously". Read More »

United States on brink of crushing Presidents Cup victory


But the global duo got hot late and ended up winning the match, 1 up. Eventually, he and Hideki Matsuyama, the highest ranked global player, were handed a crushing 6 and 4 loss by Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler . The Internationals finally won a hole at the 10th - where they both birdied, but Hoffman closed out the match with a birdie at 13. Hoffman was off the green, and Lahiri had a putt for birdie. Read More »

Roy Keane: Romelu Lukaku is a 'bargain' at £75 million


While United and City have been impressive going forward this season, they have also been watertight at the back. It's easily forgotten just how bad United were away in Europe only one year ago, losing their opening two Europa League matches in Rotterdam and Feyenoord on a wretched win-less run in Europe. Read More »

Australia elect to bat in fifth ODI against India


Even-though the Men in Blue are leading the series 3-1, stopping a resurgent Australia would not be easy. Batting first was an obvious advantage for Australia , something they hadn't used up too well in the third ODI. India: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma , Ajinkya Rahane , Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Hardik Pandya , Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah , Umesh Yadav , Mohammed Shami , Axar Patel and Lokesh Rahul. Read More »

Mourinho reveals why he can't rest Lukaku yet


The former Everton star, who completed his move to Old Trafford this summer, has now scored 10 goals in nine games so far for the Red Devils. United manager, Jose Mourinho , also praised the striker, laying emphasis on the fact that he scores "important goals" in nearly every game. Read More »

Bayern Munich sack Carlo Ancelotti


The Bavarian giants are now third in the Bundesliga table, 3 points behind leaders Borussia Dortmund. While Rummenigge did not say which consequences Bayern need to draw from the defeat, Ancelotti could face a stormy couple of days after benching star players like Arjen Robben , Franck Ribery or Mats Hummels . Read More »

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola happy with selection headaches in striking department


I see for example Chelsea , Tottenham, they want to play, they like to play, they like to play build ups, whereas (Manchester) United play long balls, second balls after Fellaini, Pogba and then after they have the quality to play. "They were unbeatable and won the league well in advance", he told his post-match press conference. Lineker spent three years at Barcelona during the late 1980s and was obviously a favourite for young ball boy Guardiola, despite the shirt snub. Read More »

Bayern Munich sack Ancelotti


The Bayern Munich hierarchy are set to hold a meeting to discuss Carlo Ancelotti's future on Thursday afternoon, according to Sky sources. Following the defeat, Arjen Robben all but confirmed he would NOT get behind Ancelotti. I think it's important to turn things around after this loss, to present as Bayern Munich and to show we are a team, [the one] which performed well in Europe and in Germany past year. Read More »

Presidents Cup: Anirban Lahiri forced to DQ hole after rules infraction


The United States are one match win away from an epic Presidents Cup triumph, with only Internationals Anirban Lahiri and Kim Si-Woo preventing them from an unprecedented celebration yesterday. "The home team clawed back to all square with birdie wins by Hoffman at 9 and Chappell at 10 (11'11"), and then went 1 UP with Hoffman's par-saver at 13 from 11'11". Read More »

Defense, Mond help Aggies rally past Gamecocks

Texas A&M football is getting on the right track after the embarrassing comeback loss they gave up to the UCLA Bruins in Week 1. They've got three capable backs. Texas A&M update: Freshman quarterback Kellen Mond is finding his footing, although he has yet to face a formidable defense. He was not the one running with the ball, but was off to the side of the play. Read More »

France Boss: Why I Snubbed Martial


And yet, according to the Times on Friday, Martial is unable to lock down a place in the Man United starting XI. Do you think Martial deserved to be called up to the latest France squad? While the Man United star was snubbed, the squad includes some surprise inclusions. Read More »

Arsenal are more united - Wenger


I love football and the way we want to play football. Asked if he felt he had been written off too soon, Wilshere said: "Yeah, but that is football". Albion boss Chris Hughton was in charge of Newcastle United the last time Arsenal lost at home to a newly-promoted team seven years ago. The Seagulls will be without Tomer Hemed , who starts his three ban for violent conduct. Read More »

All Blacks recall Fifita for Argentina clash


Apart from Havili, skipper Kieran Read (two), Damian McKenzie and Waisake Naholo were the New Zealand try scorers. The Argentinian team forced a string of errors from the young All Blacks in the second 40 minutes before a converted try right on full time by debut fullback David Havili took the final scoreline out to 36-10. Read More »

Florida State survives Wake Forest in 26-19 win


Florida State controlled much the rest of the game as Blackman, who struggled throwing for the first three quarters, found just enough of a passing touch to help rally the Seminoles. Wake Forest took the lead early in the fourth quarter when after quarterback John Wolford, who was almost sacked by FSU defensive end Brian Burns and linebacker Matthew Thomas, found tight end Cam Serigne for a 27-yard reception in the red zone. Read More »

The coach kicked them out


One of the two students had kneeled, mimicking the protest started by former San Francisco 49ers star Colin Kaepernick past year, while the other raised his hand in a fist. Lewis' mother Rhonda Brady told the Chronicle that she plans to speak with Mitchem because she did not like the way the situation was handled. "So, for him to do what he did, that really spoke volumes and I don't want my kids or my nephew to be around a man with no integrity". Read More »

Tigers upset by Troy 24-21 in final non-conference game


DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME: Defensive end Christian LaCouture earned this one. The game was homecoming for the Tigers , and traditionally, schools schedule homecoming opponents they can beat. NEXT UP: LSU travels to Gainesville to take on Florida in a game originally scheduled to take place at Tiger Stadium. Troy was forced into a fourth-and-goal, but Chunn scored put the Trojans up 17-0. Read More »

Back-to-Back Home Runs Help Twins Beat Tigers


On the pitching side of things, Matthew Boyd got the start, allowing seven hits, five runs, three walks and two home runs in five innings. Detroit couldn't put any more runs across after the first frame as Minnesota held on for a 6-3 win. Read More »

Guardiola admits he must win titles to survive at City


Jesus came on in the second half and scored City's second goal. He's won league titles in Spain and Germany. While Man City defeated Shakhter Doneskst 2-0 in the same competition on Wednesday. "I am happy to be here but it depends on the success we will have. When I finish my period here the people will judge me on titles - but the way I [work] I will not change". Read More »

How to Watch Mississippi State vs. Auburn


Fitzgerald finished the game 13 of 33 passing with just 213 total yards and threw two interceptions, one of which Auburn corner Javaris Davis returned 37 yards for a touchdown. - Auburn sacked Fitzgerald only once, but hurried him 12 times . A 67-yard run from backup quarterback Malik Willis capped the rout. Mullen hasn't gotten much from running back Aeris Williams over the past two games against a pair of stingy defense, and no Bulldogs receiver had more than three receptions on ... Read More »

Georgia football delivers an early knock out blow in rout of Tennessee

Said Bellamy: "You can definitely feel it on the away sideline". Who are the players you need to watch entering this weekend? Georgia fans are already making their way into Knoxville. 24-0 was the halftime score. Saturday's 41-0 thrashing of Tennessee would seem to be a good indicator of that. At the end of the play, while Kelly was struggling for extra yards, Bulldog corner Aaron Davis knocked the ball loose, and teammate J.R. Read More »