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Week 5 National Football League expert picks: Seattle Seahawks vs. Los Angeles Rams


The second-year replacement for George Fant, who is out for the year following reconstructive knee surgery, Odhiambo was on his back on the floor of the locker room late Sunday night. So I'm pretty comfortable playing tackle and I'm pretty comfortable playing guard. "Not just wide receivers, but you have the tight ends, you have a running back who needs his touches, and there's a lot of guys who can do just about the same that I can do". Read More »

Mesut Ozil Names The Three Clubs He Wants To Join After Arsenal


Mesut Ozil has reportedly claimed that he would like to join either Manchester United , FC Barcelona or return to Real Madrid once he leaves Arsenal ( via The Metro ). Ozil has missed the majority of the season through injury and club legend Martin Keown believes the German has "already left" the club in his mind. Read More »

Vettel lays down early marker for Japan Formula One GP


The Briton had occupied top spot on the timesheets in his Mercedes but Vettel was just 0.042 seconds using the slower soft tyres and went quicker once he switched to the stickier super-softs on an overcast morning with a constant threat of rain. Read More »

Vettel gets better of Hamilton as rain hits Japan first practice


But Hamilton was only able to stretch his F1 World Drivers' Championship by six points to 34. Basically prepare for war. "We are still leading the championship, we still have a great auto". The vehicle did feel better than it did in Malaysia but we still need to work on things to make the auto quicker". Mercedes were slower than Ferrari and Red Bull for the second successive race in Malaysia after similarly struggling for pace in Singapore. Read More »

Marcus Mariota listed as questionable, will be game-time decision

He is considered day-to-day, and Titans coach Mike Mularkey isn't ruling him out for Sunday at Miami just yet. "I think it'll be a good first game to come back to", Maualuga said. "My feeling, the way I've been practicing all week with the first group, I would hope that I'm ready to go and they've got all the trust in me to go in there and line up and get the job done", Maualuga said. Read More »

Patriots hold off Bucs for a 19-14 win

As more and more teams develop shutdown cornerbacks on the outside, the counter is to have slot guys who run routes away from those stoppers on the inside of the field. Tonight was no different. Winston had his moments, particularly an 18-yard touchdown throw to tight end Cameron Brate that he somehow squeezed past the smothering coverage of Patriots safety Patrick Chung. Read More »

Conor McGregor next opponent should be decided this weekend


Tony Ferguson picked up the win with his trademark D'Arce choke, but it did not come easy, and it is easy to say that this contest earned its " Fight of the Night " honors. UFC 216 takes place Saturday, Oct. 7 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas , Nevada and will be broadcast live on pay-per-view. "I don't care if you're from Detroit, Atlanta, Philly, New York, Las Vegas, California - I'm fighting for all those kids". Read More »

Astros put Red Sox in big hole after Sale destruction


However, the Astros lineup on Thursday while it was heavy with Jose Altuve home runs, did sport production from seven of the nine batters. There were two outs in the fifth inning when Altuve connected again to push the lead to 5-2 and make him the third player in franchise history with a multihomer game in the postseason, joining Carlos Correa and Carlos Beltran . Read More »

MSUPD, ELPD received threats against athletics, city says

Chad Connelly said he has been in contact with law enforcement in Ann Arbor. "I can't comment on if they were exactly the same or not". Both police departments are working in conjunction with additional law enforcement agencies to investigate the origin and validity of the statements . Read More »

Las Vegas victim's father memorializes son in emotional Facebook post


Her husband, Sonny Melton , 29, used himself as a human shield of protection. "He could walk in a room and smile that infectious smile and people just really felt that he cared for them", Heather said. When asked if she knew her husband was dying, Mrs Melton said she did. (Now dead from the cancer that robbed him of life in the end) His people have a prayer that he often recited that always touched my heart. Read More »

Uninspired Italy held to 1-1 draw by Macedonia


Italy all but secured a qualifying playoff spot for next year's World Cup but it was booed off the pitch after drawing with Macedonia 1-1 on Friday. The situation is now the following: before the last matches in the group, the loss of the "squadre" is three points, and if the opponent wins today, the team of Giampiero Ventura is unlikely to rise above the second line. Read More »

Five things we learned in the Premier League


Four 4-0 wins confirm the strength of their performances. "The English teams have improved so it's much more open". Ten of their 21 league goals have come in the 80th minute or later. Martial has been a super-sub in the truest form. The 2017-2018 football season in the major leagues is still ripe with club matters put on hold due to the worldwide break that has paved way for World Cup qualifiers to take centre stage. Read More »

Jets troll Browns with sad dog wearing cone in Twitter post


Brown said "no excuses" several times during the interview session, but he pointed out key injuries to top pick Myles Garrett, wide receiver Corey Coleman and linebacker Jamie Collins as hindering the team's development. "It is not about if you go out there and have two sacks or three sacks", Jackson said. That information from above, along with the always fun to watch Deshone Kizer under center for the Browns as a rookie quarterback, should be enough to get you at least a little ... Read More »

Marwin Gonzalez batting seventh for the Astros in Game 1

Verlander will pair well with Dallas Keuchel , who was 14-5 with a 2.90 ERA in 2017. The 2015 Cy Young Award victor is 26-8 over the last three years in regular-season and playoff starts at Minute Maid Park and, understandably, expects an edge pitching in front of his Keuchel's Korner fan base. Read More »

Oscar admits Chelsea return would make him "very happy"


Conte has been linked with a return to Italy - despite winning the Premier League title in his first season with Chelsea - and Moggi has backed the ex-Juve boss to be the flawless fit for the role at the San Siro. The new 3-4-3 formation that Antono Conte used led to Oscar losing his place in the side and he says that was the reason why he left. "So I made a decision to leave too, but I left the doors open". Read More »

Mover to Watch: Wells Fargo & Company


About 1.09M shares traded. Appleton Prtnrs Inc Ma has invested 0.98% in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC). It has underperformed by 4.50% the S&P500. Abner Herrman & Brock Llc decreased its stake in Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) by 28.89% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Read More »

Chelsea and Spurs ready for January battle over England worldwide


The England global nearly completed a deadline day move to Chelsea in August, only for the deal to fall through in the closing stages of the window. The 23-year-old's contract at Goodison Park expires at the end of the season, and the Toffees are expected to cash in on the England global rather than lose him for nothing. Read More »

Sam Bradford says knee injury 'should be something that goes away'


After four years with the Rams , Bradford was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles in 2015, where he started 14 games and posted 3,725 yards, 19 touchdowns and 14 picks. "It feels much better this week compared to what it did two weeks ago when I was on the practice field", he said. "The goal is just to be able to go out there and feel comfortable moving around and be able to play knowing I am going to have to play through some discomfort". Read More »

Bengals WR Tyler Boyd faces drug charges, according to media report


Police said they found the crashed vehicle in Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh, on July 12 around 3 a.m. After arriving, the police say the auto was vacant. Pittsburgh television station WTAE reported Boyd, who faced DUI charges in 2015 while at Pitt, admitted one vape pen and the unopened vape cartridges were his, but said "they don't get you high or anything". Read More »

With Derek Carr out, Ravens prepare for Raiders backup QB EJ Manuel


They were blown out by the Washington Redskins in primetime in Week 3, and last weekend, they saw their star quarterback fracture his back in a 16-10 loss to rival Denver. They've got a chance to come correct and right the ship - a task made more hard with the injury to quarterback Derek Carr - but a task this team can still accomplish. Read More »

Penn State offense is hot, but don't overlook the Lions' defense


Somehow, the Zips recovered. But this could be a rough afternoon for the Wildcats if Thorson and RB Justin Jackson can't get going against the Nittany Lions' stingy defense. "That's certainly been a factor for us". The senior caught a pass over the middle and fought through one tackle before being blasted on his left side by All-America linebacker Tegray Scales. Read More »

Louisville places two assistants on leave; David Padgett left without staff

The Louisville Courier-Journal reported on Thursday that Pitino received 98 percent of the cash Louisville was to receive, which is roughly $1.5 million a year for five years through July 1. Pitino's pay from Adidas was no secret-USA Today noted previous year in its coaching salary database that he was paid $2.25 by Adidas in 2016-17-but the comparison between his compensation and the athletic department's share of the revenue is staggering. Read More »

Week 5: Seattle at LA Rams by the numbers


This is why the oddsmakers are predicting a close finish, with the current line favoring the host Los Angeles Rams by one point, with an over/under of 46 points on the day. But despite the battle ahead, Wilson is confident he can have a more favorable outcome this time around. The 49ers? San Francisco is a bad team. The Rams with All-Pro tackle Aaron Donald and edge rushers Robert Quinn and Michael Brockers have given Seattle problems on the line of scrimmage for years. Read More »

Puppy poop linked to spread of illnesses in OH, other states


The CDC says that Campylobacter can spread through contact with dog poop (feces). The most recent illness was reported on September 1, 2017. 13 of the cases are reported in Florida. Investigators are looking for the source of infections in people and puppies so they can recommend how to stop the outbreak and prevent more illnesses in order to protect human and animal health. Read More »

New York Giants: Three Areas That Need to Improve in Week 5


Allen has 24 receptions for 334 yards. "I think if we do what we're supposed to do from an execution standpoint and the throw is on time and where it's supposed to be, we should be able to complete the ball". "I was talking to Hargreaves after the game and he was just like, 'You know, we know a lot of what you're doing, ' " Beckham said Wednesday. We have things to counteract it, and it paid off for us in the game. Read More »

Green Bay Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys - Free NFL Pick


The Pack played last week on Thursday night against the Bears. "He was kind of lodged into my ribs, and then (the) defensive tackle landed full body weight on him", Montgomery said. His 49 yards is the most for any Packers running back in a game since the season opener when Montgomery ran for 54 yards on 19 carries. During his Hall of Fame career, Brett Favre was an incredibly popular player and an iconic figure in the NFL while leading the Green Bay Packers for the majority of ... Read More »

2018's top recruit Justin Fields commits to Georgia


Despite already having two 5-star quarterbacks on the roster, Fields still chose the home-state school. Fields initially committed to Penn State in December of previous year but decommitted in June. "The Georgia family received something special (Friday)". He's a 6'3, " 221-pound dual-threat maestro who's drawn comparisons to Cam Newton due to their similar physical profiles, skill packages and shared upbringing in the Atlanta metro area. Read More »

Former Chelsea defender given seven-month prison sentence


Carvalho won three Premier League titles with Chelsea. Carvalho now plays for Chinese Super League giants Shanghai SIGP with another former Blue, Oscar. In 2016, Messi was found guilty of defrauding the state of €4.2m which landed him a jail sentence of 21 months. Former Portugal centre-back Carvalho accepted wrongdoing in front of the Audiencia Provincial de Madrid court, and repaid €545,981 in taxes due on image rights which had been kept away from Spain's Hacienda tax authorities ... Read More »

Jeremy Lin Responds to Kenyon Martin Dissing His Hair


Immediately following the Brooklyn Nets defeating the Miami Heat in a preseason game on Thursday night, reporters immediately flocked to Jeremy Lin to ask him about the situation between him and Kenyon Martin . Martin posted a video on Instagram in which he said, "I'm confused, puzzled, in shock, disappointed in his teammates and the Nets as an organization for allowing this foolishness!" There's no way possible that he would have made it on one of our teams with that bullshit ... Read More »

The Dodgers Seek to Turn the Tide Against the Diamondbacks


That makes a case for and against a D-backs win compelling enough, so with that, Kellan Olson makes the case for a series win and Kevin Zimmerman makes the case against it. The lefty has dominated them this season, starting five times and going 3-0 with a 2.27 ERA while striking out 53 in 31⅔ innings. What is the status of the Diamondbacks' offense, notably Paul Goldschmidt? . Read More »

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes performance 'back to normal' in Japan


Valtteri Bottas registered a 1:30.151 for Mercedes with Red Bull's Max Verstappen - who ambushed Hamilton to win in Malaysia last weekend - sixth fastest. His Force India team-mate Sergio Perez, and Williams duo Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll, made up the sparsely populated leaderboard. The thing that happened in Singapore , I don't think you can take much action. Read More »