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by | October 29, 2017 | 11:30

Claude Puel is aiming to finish in the top half of the Premier League table with Leicester, despite his new side making a slow start to the season. "This is not a dream, this is a reality". It is incredible how they have managed to hold onto some of their players from two seasons ago and as a result, they still have a good side to play with.

by | October 29, 2017 | 10:49

Holding serve in a nervy game for a 5-4 lead, Williams knew that she had to remain tough mentally considering that she lost nine straight games from having the same lead during the Wimbledon final against the same player. If the first encounter of the day was a marathon, the second was a sprint as Czech third seed Karolina Pliskova swatted aside Spaniard Muguruza 6-2 6-2 in just 62 minutes to advance to the last four as pool victor with two victories from as many ties.

by | October 29, 2017 | 09:39

The Adventurists' website does warn people that "these are genuinely unsafe things to do" and that people can not "overestimate the risks involved in taking part in these adventures". "The flight accelerated very quickly as the balloons drifted towards the inversion layer of the atmosphere - where the temperature drops" he said. He told the BBC he "had to keep my cool" and gradually began "cutting the balloons" to make his descent to the ground, which he did successfully.

by | October 29, 2017 | 08:04

Mali found their feet as Brazil's hunger for a goal seemed satiated by the string of half-efforts. Yuri Alberto then made it 2-0 to Brazil to clinch third place ahead of the final between England and Spain. In the 22nd minute, Jiddou exchanged slick passes with Ibrahim Kane and Lassana N'Diaye but his shot from top of the box failed to test Brazil goalkeeper Gabriel Brazao.

by | October 29, 2017 | 07:52

The Horned Frogs (7-1, 4-1 Big 12) had a season-low in points and had nearly as many penalties (11 for 104 yards) as first downs (14). Matthew Eaton caught a 17-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter, and Hakeem Butler caught a 4-yard scoring pass in the second quarter - enough points for the Cyclones to take a 14-7 victory at Jack Trice Stadium and hand the Horned Frogs their first loss.

by | October 29, 2017 | 06:57

Allen hopes the Thomas fight will be rescheduled for the undercard of Tony Bellew's rematch with David Haye at The O2 on December 17, but must first overcome 24-year-old Saward, who has won all three of his professional fights. "I received a call from Kalle Sauerland late afternoon to inform me that Pulev had injured his shoulder and maybe ruled out of the fight - this was later confirmed by his doctor", said promoter Eddie Hearn.

by | October 29, 2017 | 06:51

The Thunder never trailed and relied on a balanced scoring attack while limiting the Bulls to 28.2 percent shooting from the field. Justin Holiday had 11 points and Robin Lopez 10. Oklahoma City started the game on a 15-3 run, went on an 18-2 scoring surge to begin the second quarter and led 50-31 at halftime. The Thunder would shoot marginally better at 38 percent to outscore the Bulls 28-8 and take a 19 point lead at the half.

by | October 29, 2017 | 04:34

Therein lies the game within the game as the Bears prepare to challenge the Saints on Sunday in the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans, two very different stories for Bears fans to keep an eye on and enjoy. While the Bears have shown some good things (specifically on defense) in wins over the Baltimore Ravens and Carolina Panthers, this trip to New Orleans looks hard, and leaving Louisiana with a win will be a tall task.

by | October 29, 2017 | 03:25

Man of the match Sead Kolasinac equalised shortly after half-time and then provided the assist for Aaron Ramsey to score the victor. He has the natural qualities that suit his position as a wing-back, first that as a defender he is more offensive.

by | October 29, 2017 | 03:07

PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth stormed into the quarterfinals while Saina Nehwal crashed out of the French Open Super Series in Paris on Thursday. It was a poor start by the Indian, trailing 6-11 in the first game, which ended with 21-19. Eighth seed Kidambi Srikanth will play against fourth seed Shi Yuqi of China in the quarter-final match tonight.

by | October 29, 2017 | 03:39

Agim finished with just two assisted tackles - including one for loss - but his presence altered some plays, Bielema said. Arkansas chose to go for it on fourth-and-one from the Ole Miss 30 and ran a really unusual trick play. "It's guys making plays". He had similar comments on Wednesday, saying " I think he can get out there " against Ole Miss . The Razorbacks started Saturday's game against Ole Miss in a big hole.

by | October 29, 2017 | 03:36

The cut above her eye failed to deter her late on as a five-shot combination found the target in the ninth. We found out she can go the distance comfortably. Taylor , a 2012 Olympic gold medalist, improved to 7-0 in a pro career that began just 11 months ago. "I thought this was pure quality", said Nelson.

by | October 29, 2017 | 03:07

The 24-year-old Spaniard, chasing his fourth MotoGP world title, leads Ducati rider Dovizioso by 11 points with 75 up for grabs in the last three races of the season. "In FP4 I started to feel again the [better] feeling with the bike, but the thing is when I went out in Q2, I went out with that bike, I crashed". Tomorrow we'll try and have a good race.

by | October 29, 2017 | 02:45

Irish running back Adams, meanwhile, is leapfrogging contenders for the Heisman Trophy. No. 14 North Carolina State is chasing No. 9 Notre Dame in the rankings, and that makes for a compelling matchup Saturday at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind ., with the victor putting itself in the conversation for the College Football Playoff.

by | October 29, 2017 | 02:26

Under the terms of his contract, Florida would have to pay McElwain $12.5 million - $2.5 million for each year remaining on his deal - if it fires him this season. "No one representing the University of Florida or our athletic department has had any conversations with Coach McElwain or his representatives regarding a buyout of his contract", athletics director Scott Stricklin said in a statement .

by | October 29, 2017 | 02:10

The Newcastle United frontman could be a useful addition to the West Ham United squad. Goals from Luka Milivojevic and Wilfried Zaha saw Palace overturn a two-goal deficit at Selhurst Park to earn the Eagles just their fourth point of the season.

by | October 29, 2017 | 01:54

But she then had an unexpected challenge from PFD Food Services Makybe Diva Stakes (G1) victor Humidor , who had been more than seven lengths behind her in the Seppelt Turnbull Stakes (G1) three weeks ago. She is the type of horse that you dream of. "She's in fantastic form", he said. "As a racing lover, as an animal lover, I get great satisfaction watching any good horse, or exceptional horse and this Thoroughbred has brought so much joy to my life, my family's life, and I know everybody ...

by | October 29, 2017 | 01:51

Beal swung his arm and struck Green from behind, and the two players latched onto each other, eventually hitting the floor underneath the basket. The Israeli forward played a hand in some of the game's most pivotal moments, gave a strong defense and was one of the factors behind the Warriors' sudden victory over the Wizards with a score of 120 to 117.

by | October 29, 2017 | 01:51

Dareus is a two-time Pro Bowl selection who signed a six-year, $100 million extension with the Bills in 2015, with $60 million guaranteed. His future salary-cap numbers will be $14.6 million (2019), $14.6 million (2020) and $14.65 million (2021).

by | October 29, 2017 | 01:37

Gurriel's five-game regular season suspension is likely due to his behavior being seen by manyfold more people on baseball's biggest stage. On that note, Manfred said he felt it was unfair to punish Gurriel's 24 active teammates for his individual actions during the World Series .

by | October 29, 2017 | 01:19

He was criticised for his defensive tactics in the goalless draw against Liverpool at Anfield two weeks ago and then question marks were raised following United's shock defeat by promoted Huddersfield Town. Antony Martial netted the decisive goal in the 80th minute with a left footed strike having been played through by a Romelu Lukaku flick-on from a David de Gea hoof forward.

by | October 28, 2017 | 03:17

Martina Hingis has contributed a lot to the sport's development. What's the story? The "Swiss Miss", as she was called, was a prodigy who took the tennis world by storm in the 1990s scripting a bunch of youngest-ever records. She returned in 2006 and tested positive for cocaine during Wimbledon the following year after which she retired. But in July 2013, Hingis came out of retirement and she went on to win another Grand Slams in doubles events.

by | October 28, 2017 | 02:48

Alonso's partner for the January 27-28 Daytona 24 Hours will be 17-year-old British driver Lando Norris . That entails winning the Formula One title, or Monaco Grand Prix according to other interpretations, as well as Indianapolis and Le Mans.

by | October 28, 2017 | 02:41

Federer is seeking his seventh title of 2017, a year in which he won an unprecedented eighth men's singles title at Wimbledon to increase his record Grand Slam championship haul to 19. That set up a last-four encounter with David Goffin, who battled to a 7-6 (8/6) 6-3 victory over fifth seed Jack Sock in the final tie of the night.

by | October 28, 2017 | 01:35

Obviously, our players not knowing is a direct reflection of them. "I'm exhausted of the offense being very bad". That's what it comes down to. "If you can't remember it, you shouldn't be in the NFL", Gase told reporters Friday. It cost the Dolphins a 15-yard penalty, and the Ravens ended up scoring a touchdown on the drive to extend their already comfortable lead. Despite a winning record, the Dolphins offense has been less than stellar, ranking 32nd out of 32 teams in yards per game ...

by | October 28, 2017 | 01:22

During the week it settled with treatment. " We have tried to work out where they can hit us and tried to train on that; I think we will be ready ". Liverpool suffered a heavy defeat at Tottenham Hotspur in another early setback - one which leaves them 12 points off Premier League leaders Manchester City after only nine games.

by | October 28, 2017 | 01:12

Pressed further on the incident, Hinch added: "Like I said , fabrications really suck". That report cited sources who claimed that Hinch "snapped" and began cursing and yelling at trash-talking Dodgers fans in the bar of the Pasadena, California hotel.

by | October 28, 2017 | 01:09

Soumya Sarkar's dismissal for 47 off 31 balls, the best score for Bangladesh , began the slide. But ultimately Bangladesh fell short after being restricted to 175 for nine from their 20 overs. South Africa recovered from a mid-innings slump with a productive stand between Behardien and Miller at the end. Behardien played one of his most impressive innings for the Proteas of 36 off 17 balls with 2 fours and 2 sixes.

by | October 28, 2017 | 01:03

If I see in the past, it happened with other managers - a lot of b******t and they try to create problems between me and the club, me and the players". I can accept this. If you want to hit me, hit me. "I'm ready. But don't put another person [in it], I hate this kind of situation". Chelsea head to Bournemouth on the back of a good win at Watford but still with lingering concerns after shipping five goals in their last three Premier League games.

by | October 28, 2017 | 01:01

The report said the deal also includes an option for Tsai to acquire a controlling interest in several years. Worth a total of $2.3 billion, the deal leaves Tsai with the option to buy the rest of the shares from Mikhail Prokhorov, a Russian billionaire who owns the rest of the team, by 2021.

by | October 28, 2017 | 00:59

In celebration of their 50th-anniversary season, the Bucks commissioned a replica of the uniquely colorful court the team played on from 1978 to 1998 for Thursday's "Return to the MECCA " game. "I was trying to be aggressive and make something happen". Smart hit a pair of 3-pointers midway through the final period to give the Celtics an 82-72 lead.

by | October 28, 2017 | 00:56

There are plenty of questions about the Astros and Dodgers' bullpens, how the Dodgers will fare in an American League park and whether the craziness of Game 1 and Game 2 will continue. "Tomorrow is going to be a big start for him, I know he'll be at his best", said Astros manager A.J. Hinch. Momentum swung wildly not only for just this game, but the series overall.

by | October 28, 2017 | 00:53

The Los Angeles Clippers won in a close 104-103 game against the Portland Trail Blazers. The Kings played a video to honor Cousins' time with the organization after the first timeout in Thursday's game. "I honestly don't know", Cousins said. You seen the standing ovation, and the response that he got when they put him on the Jumbotron. "It was like I just woke up from a dream, it didn't seem real".

by | October 28, 2017 | 00:56

Bailly has not played for United in nearly a month, missing all of their last four games across all competitions after returning from worldwide duty with what the club called an "unspecified problem". He's now level with Park Ji-Sung on 19 goals. Three points on Saturday would send the winners into sole second place, which is ever so crucial at this juncture of the season.

by | October 28, 2017 | 00:53

Ilkay Gundogan is unlikely to feature after suffering from cramp on Tuesday. Guardiola can not count on the left-back Benjamin Mendy and Captain Vincent Kompany , but other players are available and raring to go. "That breeze is blowing a bit stronger so you have to lift your head and keep walking". If City win tomorrow it will see them make the best ever start over ten games since the Premier League began.