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Sport Los Angeles Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers: Players to watch
Author: 0 Los Angeles Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers: Players to watch

I don't see this game being a very close affair, but we did just see the 49ers hold the Seahawks to one touchdown and a 12-9 game on the road in Seattle on Sunday, so who knows at this point? If Gurley is unable to have success on the ground then naturally the onus will be on Goff who, according to Pro Football Focus Elite , has the third-most yards on passes travelling over 20 yards downfield, to deliver again.

Sport MS Dhoni nominated by BCCI for Padma Bhushan, third highest civilian award
Author: 0 MS Dhoni nominated by BCCI for Padma Bhushan, third highest civilian award

He has been one of the greatest names in contemporary cricket and the most appropriate choice of the Indian cricket board", BCCI's acting president CK Khanna was quoted as saying by news agency PTI. In the past, Dhoni has been awarded the Arjuna Award, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and the Padmi Shri Award. Other sportspersons who have been awarded Padma Bhushan in this decade are Rahul Dravid, Mary Kom, Pullela Gopichand, Leander Paes, Satpal Singh, Sania Mirza and Saina Nehwal.

Sport Ex-Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons suspended indefinitely by Dolphins after going AWOL
Author: 0 Ex-Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons suspended indefinitely by Dolphins after going AWOL

The team was surprised, concerned and upset that Timmons disappeared last weekend and subsequently wasn't available for Sunday's 19-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers . I don't know if that's real hard". It's of a personal nature of Lawrence. A team rep met Timmons at the airport and left with him. Timmons , entering his 11th National Football League season, was dealing with his personal matter Saturday and returned to the team early Sunday morning before the Dolphins chose to ...

Sport Transfer sensation as Real Madrid line up HUGE move for Arsenal star
Author: 0 Transfer sensation as Real Madrid line up HUGE move for Arsenal star

Arsenal superstar Alexis Sanchez was almost on his way to Manchester City in the recent window, but because the Gunners could not find a replacement for the player, the deal reportedly fell through. The report says Sanchez is the immediate target and could be signed in January, while Kane is a long-term target for the summer. But Red Devils hero Neville has launched a scathing attack on Alexis Sanchez , accusing the winger of being distracted for the last six months.

Sport Chris Froome tips Dumoulin to be champion
Author: 0 Chris Froome tips Dumoulin to be champion

Germany's defending champion Tony Martin lost too much ground in two passages of a brutal 3.4km climb at an average gradient of 9.1 percent to have a chance of adding to his four titles. He recovered to finish eighth but some 1min 37.39sec behind Dumoulin. 'I'm here with whatever form I've got from the Vuelta. Whereas the roads had been dry half an hour earlier, he was amongst the final group that had to contend with rain.

Sport Harry Kane only England player named on Fifpro World XI shortlist
Author: 0 Harry Kane only England player named on Fifpro World XI shortlist

Real Madrid is the best represented club with a record 13 names on the worldwide players' association FIFPro's shortlist of 55 contenders for its World XI Player Awards. Chelsea have three nominees in Eden Hazard , David Luiz and N'Golo Kante , while De Gea, Antonio Valencia , Zlatan Ibrahimovic , Romelu Lukaku , Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matic - formerly of the Blues - represent Manchester United .

Sport Moss says Griffin gloated about Shanahans being fired
Author: 0 Moss says Griffin gloated about Shanahans being fired

Moss retired in 2014 but was there when the coaching change happened in D.C. and said that Griffin openly celebrated the departure of Shanahan because he wasn't happy with his role on the team. "Proved it in Cleveland ". He doesn't care. He doesn't care what he says about you, he doesn't care what he says at you. "So, it comes back and bites you in your behind".

Sport Entire Missouri youth football team kneels for national anthem before game
Author: 0 Entire Missouri youth football team kneels for national anthem before game

Louis. "I said yes; I said, 'Do you know why they are doing it?'" According to Gooden, his player replied: 'Because black people are getting killed and nobody's going to jail'. With the full support of their parents, the Cahokia third graders immediately took a knee where they were standing. Their backs were to the flag, but Gooden says that wasn't on objective.

Sport Mark Sampson to leave England job amid racism allegations
Author: 0 Mark Sampson to leave England job amid racism allegations

England stormed to a 6-0 win over Russian Federation in their World Cup qualifying opener on Tuesday night, but it was played against the backdrop of manager Sampson facing allegations of racism , harassment and bullying. Despite Sampson's insistence that he did no wrong, the FA has been urged to look again into the case by anti-racism campaign group Kick It Out and the Professional Footballers' Association.

Sport Mourinho thought about title rivals, but not Manchester City
Author: 0 Mourinho thought about title rivals, but not Manchester City

An all-Manchester battle looms large in the opening weeks of the season, with City sitting on top of the table on alphabetical order with the two sides sharing identical records. The Portuguese manager told reporters: "Romero played the Europa League final, which was the game of the season for us, and he's not playing". The Spain global became an integral member of the first-team in Mourinho's first campaign in charge at the club, contributing with two goals and eleven assists in 50 ...

Sport Sri Lanka name new selection panel led by Labrooy
Author: 0 Sri Lanka name new selection panel led by Labrooy

He had suffered a torn hamstring during Sri Lanka's tour of South Africa in January, and did not play global cricket again until June . Wicketkeeper-batsman Samarawickrama, who has amassed 2070 first-class runs at an average of 47.04 with six hundreds and eleven half-centuries, had opened for Sri Lanka at the Under-19 World Cup in 2014.

Sport Japan Open: Sindhu, Nehwal into second round with contrasting wins
Author: 0 Japan Open: Sindhu, Nehwal into second round with contrasting wins

Fresh from a sensational outing in Korea, Olympic silver medallist Sindhu recovered from a game down to edge past Mitani 12-21, 21-15, 21-17 in the opening round. Sameer will meet Shi Yuqi of Japan on Thursday. In another match, Okuhara defeated Ngan Yi Cheung of Hong Kong in straight games, 21-15, 21-13. World No.

Author: 0 Manchester United vs Burton

And Mourinho insists he's taking the competition seriously, needing just one more league cup to his name to become the most successful manager in its history. "The main objective is for things to go well for the club and for the team to perform well and achieve all the victories and success we need to". "I never saw Matic or Fellaini play so well, so he is in a team with these two guys playing absolutely phenomenal so for Carrick and Ander it's just patience because that time will arrive ...

Sport 'Raging Bull' boxing legend Jake LaMotta dead at 95
Author: 0 'Raging Bull' boxing legend Jake LaMotta dead at 95

Boxing legend Jake LaMotta , who inspired the 1980 Oscar-winning film " Raging Bull ", died on Tuesday. Jake's wife tells TMZ , Jake died in a nursing home due to complications from pneumonia. "I fought Sugar Ray so many times I'm surprised I didn't get diabetes", LaMotta later joked about their rivalry, per Sports Illustrated . His career record was 83-19-4 with 30 knockouts, according to the International Boxing Hall of Fame .

Sport Manchester United and Marouane Fellaini unable to agree contract terms
Author: 0 Manchester United and Marouane Fellaini unable to agree contract terms

When you play for the biggest club it is not so easy to play ever game, every minute. Herrera , who grew into an integral member of the starting 11 under Mourinho season, has also struggled for game time, having made just one start appearance from five in the league having also been left out of the match day squad for the Champions League opener against Basel .

Sport Everton boss Koeman: I'll leave January business to Walsh
Author: 0 Everton boss Koeman: I'll leave January business to Walsh

To rub salt into the wounds, Romelu Lukaku , who joined United from Everton for 75 million pounds (US$101.85 million) in July, made it 3-0, appearing to enjoy kicking his old side when it was down. "I would argue, given his talent, potential and importance to Everton , that Lukaku is worth more than either Sánchez or Coutinho and yet not only did they sell him, it now seems that Everton didn't even get the market rate for the Belgium striker".

Sport Proof that Arsenal play better with Mesut Ozil on the pitch!
Author: 0 Proof that Arsenal play better with Mesut Ozil on the pitch!

Ozil is not part of Arsenal's squad for the Carabao Cup tie against Doncaster on Wednesday, but has revealed he is expecting to make his comeback in the near future. And Smith says the Arsenal players were relieved to not have Sanchez and Ozil in the starting XI. "And I'm not just saying this due to their goalless draw at the Bridge - I've thought this way for a while", Wright continued.

Sport FIFA Reportedly Launch Investigation into Chelsea over Youth Transfers
Author: 0 FIFA Reportedly Launch Investigation into Chelsea over Youth Transfers

Under current rules, clubs are only permitted to sign foreign players under the age of 18 if the player moves country for non-footballing reasons, or if they live within 50km of an worldwide border. The Stamford Bridge side were slapped with a two-window transfer ban back in 2009, which stemmed from their signing of Gael Kakuta from Lens in 2007.

Author: 0 Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK) Lowered to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research

Philadelphia Trust Company acquired 74,500 shares as Discovery Communications (DISCA)'s stock declined 9.80%. The company has market cap of $101.90 billion. Since May 10, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $598,549 activity. The average volume for Discovery Communications , Inc. The business's quarterly revenue was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter previous year.

Sport Mourinho sends message to Carrick over Man Utd inactivity
Author: 0 Mourinho sends message to Carrick over Man Utd inactivity

And Mourinho says they can expect plenty more minutes. We can not play with (only) 11 guys'. The Manchester United midfielder is now in line for an extended run in the side following the recent groin injury picked up by Paul Pogba, having had to settle for a bit-part role at the start of this campaign.

Author: 0 Striker Karim Benzema extends contract with Real Madrid till 2021

The striker's previous deal had been due to expire in June 2019 and the two-year extension maintains a buyout clause of 1,000 million euros. Benzema joined Madrid from Lyon in 2009 and has since gone on to score 181 goals in 371 appearances, winning two La Liga titles, three Champions Leagues and two Copas del Rey.

Author: 0 Steve Smith Looks Forward To Play His 100th ODI Thursday

Australia meet India in the second ODI at Eden Gardens on Thursday trailing 1-0 after losing the opener. I think we lost a wicket pretty early. Coming to the match on Thursday, Smith said they are not concerned about playing spin and are ready to take on the Indians. Which is an extraordinary statistic given, as was the case in Test cricket, Smith started his ODI career as a bowler.

Sport Caught On Stump Mic: How Dhoni Continues To Lead Team India
Author: 0 Caught On Stump Mic: How Dhoni Continues To Lead Team India

I set up a plan when I bowl to him. Kuldeep, during the post-match show on television, admitted how Dhoni provided valuable inputs from behind the stumps to help him get ride of the other danger-man David Warner . "We never allowed them to get into the game". Apart from the usual stumpings, Dhoni's guidance to young spinners - Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal - made a great impact in the game.

Author: 0 Arsenal fans having a laugh at Liverpool over Ox transfer?

He has settled in perfectly, but he knew all the England players and a few others. "We can already use him and that's good, but we also want to prepare him - that's all". And his new manager admits the player can still make "big steps" in his game. I thought he played in the last game like a Liverpool player: highest intensity, all good, was not fixed in a position, flexible, half-left, half-right, in the box.