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Seahawks at Packers: Preview, prediction, odds and pick


So what's not to like? But Carroll said Rawls, who hasn't played since August 13 due to a high ankle sprain, remains officially a gametime decision for Sunday's regular season opener at Green Bay . However, the main receiver that one should focus on is Jordy Nelson . The 66-yard touchdown pass that Packers receiver Davante Adams had previous year against Seattle might not have occurred if Thomas was on the field. Read More »

Louisville at North Carolina


Jackson finished 25-for-39 for 393 yards and 3 touchdowns passing and picked up another 132 yards and 3 TDs on 19 carries. While this play is certainly impressive, it was mostly set up by great blocking. Or maybe there's a reason those guys play offense. The Tar Heels have -20. Junior Jaylen Smith had nine catches for a career-high 183 yards and a score for Louisville , which rolled to 705 yards. Read More »

Pittsburgh vs. Penn State 9/9/17


The crowd for last year's game at Heinz Field, almost 70,000, was the biggest in Pitt's modern history. The Penn State Nittany Lions (1-0) are coming from a 52-0 win over the Akron Zipz last week. "We played better fundamentally (in the second half)", said Army coach Jeff Monken, whose defense held Buffalo to 2 yards rushing and 48 total yards after the break after allowing 117 and 264 in the first. Read More »

Bryce Love continuing Heisman campaign vs. USC


It wasn't until the Cardinal trailed by 18 points in the fourth quarter - when it had no choice but to throw - that the aerial game turned productive. Darnold will have his moments, but the Trojans fall short, as Stanford makes it four in a row in this series. The junior showed little rust against the Owls, completing 14 of 24 throws for 253 yards and two touchdowns. Read More »

Auburn has chance to make statement vs. Clemson


Marlon Davidson forced a fumble to momentarily stop Clemson's momentum, but Auburn couldn't capitalize. Instead, they should remember what happened next: With less than four minutes remaining in the half and down 6-0, Bryant completed 6 of 9 passes for 79 yards - including going 3 of 3 on third down - and ran in the go-ahead touchdown with 42 seconds remaining before halftime. Read More »

Unseeded Stephens earns first major title


Asked what she had learned about herself, Stephens , who is playing just her fifth tournament of the year, said: "That I'm a real fighter, that I have a lot of grit". At 37, Williams was attempting to become the oldest woman to win a Grand Slam title in the Open era. "I obviously didn't play my best tennis today and Sloane was very supportive". Read More »

Louisiana Tech Faces Third And…93


Led by another dominating defensive effort from Todd Grantham's unit, MSU used 36-consecutive first half points and cruised to a 2-0 start with its 57-21 victory. The play lost 93 yards. Tech had an opportunity to score early in the fourth quarter. A fumble recovery set up a two-play, 14-yard drive for a score and then a highlight reel 30-yard TD scamper by Nick Fitzgerald upped the advantage to 30-9. Read More »

Brewers pitcher Jimmy Nelson out for rest of 2017

Manager Craig Counsell called the inning his team's best of the season, doing the damage without the benefit of a home run . Nelson's six games with double-digit strikeouts this season (had 11 in his last start last Friday versus Washington) are the most by a Brewer in a season since Gallardo in 2010 (seven). Read More »

Stoke City 2-2 Manchester United: Three things we learnt

Mark Hughes says a few players picked up injuries over the global break, with Kurt Zouma (ankle), Darren Fletcher and Mame Biram Diouf (both knee) all doubtful. The Red Devils haven't conceded a goal and are unlikely to leak one or more in on Saturday. Stoke finished tied for 12th last season, despite winning just two of their last 11 games. Read More »

SC at Missouri by the numbers: Battle of Columbias


Jake Bentley would extend the lead in the third quarter, finding Hayden Hurst for a 39-yard touchdown pass. Samuel ran the ensuing kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown, then after a quick interception, Samuel scored on a 25-yard run to give SC a 14-10 lead just 30 seconds after Reese's scoring catch. Read More »

For the greater good of Pakistan cricket: Sammy


What time does the Pakistan vs World XI 1st T20 global begin? The Test series was originally scheduled to comprise three matches but was reduced to two to accommodate the series against the World XI . The other two matches will be played on September 13 and 15. The PCB chief expressed his gratitude to the sponsors for extending support to the board and said efforts are underway to seek sponsorship for the top four regions of the PCB to bring improvement in the domestic cricket. Read More »

Hurricane Irma Forces Yankees to Play Tampa Bay Rays at Citi Field

Citi Field is viewed as the neutral it is, but the advantage to the Yankees is a godsend if only for the fact the team will be sleeping in their own beds, instead of not getting home until late Wednesday night. Reportedly, the Yankees had previously denied a request from the league to flip-flop the two remaining series between the teams, meaning this series would have been played at Yankee Stadium , while the team's next to last series of the season would have been switched from NY to ... Read More »

Giants at Cowboys: Preview, prediction, odds and pick


Lawrence had only one sack last season. The Giants' offense is what it is. In 16 games previous year, Dallas scored at least 20 points on 12 occasions. They can do so by improving their running game against Dallas. Although Olivier Vernon and Jason Pierre-Paul will be counted on to rush the passer, Landon Collins had four sacks a year ago and can wreak havoc in the backfield as well. Read More »

BCCI unveils schedule for Aus, NZ series


Should India win the ODI series against second-placed Australia, India could well enter into the series as the No.1 ranked ODI side in the world. New Zealand, meanwhile, will play two warm-up games in Mumbai as the series commences on October 22 . Read More »

Real Madrid draws against Levante 1-1


We'll take it game by game. "I am annoyed by the goal that they scored". Dropped points either side of the global break have highlighted the reliance on Ronaldo's goals, but will also bring into focus Zidane's rotation - and whether it was necessary with lowly APOEL their Champions League opponents in midweek. Read More »

Aaron Donald ends holdout, reports to Rams facility


The defensive star is one of the best players in the National Football League but a contract dispute with his team. He had been fined somewhere in the neighborhood of $1.4 million for not showing up during training camp or in the preseason, but a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the Rams have waived those fines. Read More »

Third quarter: OR 42, Nebraska 14


At halftime, the Oregon Duck mascot went to midfield, where he crushed the word "Cancer". Nebraska, trailing 35-14, took possession with 2:40 remaining, but Graham intercepted Lee on a third-and-15 pass, giving OR the ball at the Huskers' 34-yard line. Read More »

Takeaways: Alex Smith, Kareem Hunt pace Chiefs' win


The rookie running back fumbled the ball on his first run but quickly recovered to have a big night and help his team to an unlikely victory. The Eagles , who have major questions marks at running back, will get a look at Hunt in Week 2 when they travel to Kansas City to face the Chiefs . Read More »

Venus beaten in mixed doubles final


Tecau had won the men's doubles' title alongside Dutchman Jean-Julien Rojer earlier in the day with victory over Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez. "With the super-tiebreakers, we know how to play them", said Hingis, who was celebrating the 20th anniversary of her singles win in NY as a 16-year-old. Read More »

Focus on pitch and in stands for Barcelona derby


Sevilla continued to turn the screw and Wissam Ben Yedder continued his hot streak in front of goal by tapping in a Pablo Sarabia cross. Espanyol then had a wonderful opportunity in the 51st minute when a mistake from Alba presented Piatti with the ball inside the Barcelona box, but the Argentine just looped the ball wide of the far post. Read More »

Romelu Lukaku relishing Ibrahimovic competition


Ibrahimovic re-joined United last month after his initial contract at Old Trafford expired. Mourinho has also included Ibrahimovic in the Champions League Squad this season but will return in January. However, according to Manchester Evening News , executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward could have his work cut out for him as there are nine senior United players whose deals will come to an end in 2018. Read More »

Arsenal will not play dirty to win - Arsene Wenger


Arsenal's Spanish defender Nacho Monreal celebrates after his shot is deflected into the Leicester net by Leicester City's German defender Robert Huth for th eopening goal of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 26, 2017. Read More »