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Bradford, Diggs, Easton out for Vikings vs. Packers

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Minnesota will be without a player who hauled in 13 passes for 211 yards and two touchdowns against the Packers last season . He had his helmet and warmed up with teammates at the start of practice. "It's not the same way as a year ago". If you're desperate at this late point of the week to find a replacement with Diggs out, Treadwell is your best bet in Week 6. Read More »

Spurs' Leonard expected to miss season opener

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Unfortunately, it appears that the team will also be without their franchise player when they open the regular season. He missed training camp and the preseason because of the injury. "I don't gauge it", Popovich said. He suffered from an left quadriceps injury in 2012 and a right quadriceps injury in 2016, and there is now no timetable for his return. Read More »

Celtics' Kyrie Irving happy to be in Boston

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It has the history there. That said, Wade added, he's careful with what he says. "You would go to Cleveland , and it would be at nighttime, and things would be going on, but you just see a vast difference". The NBA's least-well-kept secret of the summer of 2017 was how much Kyrie Irving wanted off the Cleveland Cavaliers . "It's a really major city". Read More »

Gambit Release Date Confirmed

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Tatum first joined the X-Men world a few years back and has been working to get his solo film off the ground ever since. And, after recent rumours suggested as much, PIrates of the Caribbean's Gore Verbinski will direct the film. With a release date now set and the announcement confirming Verbinski , expect a flurry of updates on the project in the coming weeks and months as they finalize a cast and prepare to begin production. Read More »

San Francisco 49ers release LB NaVorro Bowman in surprising move

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Now that he's been released, we'd expect there to be a market for a savvy veteran on a playoff-caliber team needing run-stuffing depth. He's spent every year in San Francisco since being taken in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft, but first-round rookie Reuben Foster is ready to take over. Read More »

Australian team bus window broke due to air pressure claim Bus authorities

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He talked about how Australian team and Federation Internationale de Football Association authorities are content with the security in the country and India will always remain a graceful host. Vow to take strictest action against the culprits. Guwahati , a city mostly imbibed with football fever, welcomed back worldwide cricket after an eight year long hiatus at the newly inaugurated Barsapara Cricket stadium on Tuesday. Read More »

Cavaliers in talks to send Richard Jefferson to Hawks

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Cleveland and Atlanta are planning a trade call to finalize the agreement with the league office Friday night or Saturday morning, league sources said. The trade of Richard Jefferson and Kay Felder to Atlanta will save the Cavaliers $12.8M in luxury tax penalties. The Hawks selected the 6-foot-10 Agravanis as the 59th pick overall in the 2015 NBA Draft, while Gladyr , a 6-foot-5 shooting guard, was their 49th overall pick in 2009. Read More »

Clemson QB Kelly Bryant helped off field after big hit

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Series Record: Clemson leads 4-1. An upset win would be a massive boost for Dino Babers' Year 2 program and open the ACC race back up somewhat. It also likely would do wonders for recruiting. Between them and a week of rest and refocus is the Syracuse Orange . Clemson has won five of its past six games in domed stadiums, including victories at the Carrier Dome in 2013 and 2015. Read More »

Raiders game set for Sunday amid air quality concerns

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Despite a layer of smoke in Oakland, produced by the fires now blazing in the Napa-Sonoma area, their Sunday afternoon tilt with the Los Angeles Chargers will go as scheduled, according to a press release put out by the team Friday. However, with a crowded Chargers receiving corp, it's unclear how much playing time he'll get at least initially. "It is a lonely feeling", Carr said. Read More »

Liverpool's Sadio Mane facing six weeks out with hamstring injury

The Senegal worldwide scored 13 times and made five assists in 31 appearances in his first Premier League season as a Liverpool player last term. 'But that's football and anything can happen. Who will cover for Mane? The development is a significant blow to Liverpool's aspirations in the Premier League and Champions League, with Mane being integral to Jurgen Klopp's forward play. Read More »

Penn State, James Franklin respond to recent Texas A&M rumors

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Of course, that doesn't mean Penn State is in danger of Franklin leaving. Yes, Sumlin still has his job at the moment, but the pressure continues to mount for the A&M leader. 3-ranked Nittany Lions take on the No. 9-ranked Buckeyes. He's an attractive candidate for the Aggies, who'd have to pay Penn State a modest $2 million buyout. Read More »

Hartley to race for Toro Rosso in Austin

The 27-year-old Hartley last tested with Toro Rosso in 2009 and was over the moon to get the belated chance to race his first F1 GP. Hartley, this year's Le Mans 24 Hours victor and 2015 World Endurance Champion, becomes the first Kiwi driver to start an F1 race since Mike Thackwell in 1984. Read More »

Iran blank Costa Rica, win group

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Meanwhile German captain Jann-Fiete Arp, the biggest name in the team, said that his players realised that they had to do something very different after the Iran game. With the clock winding down, Wuck played another couple of cards, though one was enforced by an injury to Vagnoman late in the game. "I think we have a team that is strong in offence". Read More »

Conte hints that young midfielder could start against Palace

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Kante was forced off during the first half of France's win over Bulgaria last weekend, and it was soon suggested that the 26-year-old would be absent from Chelsea's Premier League clash at Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon. We must have patience with him, with his calf problem. "We may have to adapt some defenders into midfielders". Michy Batshuayi could replace Morata in the starting XI, or manager Antonio Conte could use Eden Hazard, Pedro or even Cesc Fabregas as a false 9. Read More »

Super computer SAM predicts the weekend's Premier League results

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Chelsea are the most represented team (4), with Tottenham (3) and Liverpool (2) the only other clubs to have players selected. Goalkeeper: David de Gea (Manchester United)'Unfortunately I am going to have to start with a Manchester United player, who I actually think is the best keeper in the world at the moment'. Read More »

No significant penalties for UNC in NCAA's long-awaited report on academic scandals

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The only violations that the committee concluded in this case was that two former staff members in the African Studies Department - Julius Nyang'oro and Debby Crowder - failed to cooperate during the investigation. Former U.S. Justice Department official Kenneth Wainstein released an independent investigation into the scandal, and by his estimate more than half of the 3,100 students that enrolled in those course from 1993-2011 were Tar Heel athletes. Read More »

Rishard Matthews Would Rather Quit Than Be Forced To Stand

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On Thursday afternoon, Matthews was asked by Matt Parker , a local Nashville producer, via Twitter if he would continue to remain in the locker room during the anthem if the National Football League created a rule requiring players to stand or face a penalty. Read More »

Man City boss Pep Guardiola named Premier League Manager of Month

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We will see about January. The only problem we have - a big, big problem we have - is Mendy, six months out. "Then one thinks 'why did I [go]', but it's hard to imagine that something like that could happen". "He's much, much better, but hopefully he's in the last part of his recovery", he said. "Mendy was and is so important for us and unfortunately six months (is) a long time". Read More »

United Kingdom to provide £557m funding for new renewable energy projects

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Under the government's Clean Growth strategy and roadmap to 2050, the food sector aims to deliver a 55% reduction in emissions by 2025, as well as a longer-term ambition to cut Carbon dioxide by 80% by 2050. The Clean Growth Strategy heralds the end of an era for conventional petrol and diesel vehicles and coal generation , which will be phased out by 2040 and 2025 respectively. Read More »

Packers at Vikings: Preview, prediction, odds and pick

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This one is going to be a one-score game, but the Packers should do enough against the Vikings elite defense to pull out the victory. Do the Vikings have what it takes to control the Green Machine? The Vikings added veteran free agents LT Riley Reiff (Detroit) and RT Mike Remmers (Carolina) and shuffled their interior line positions. Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino reacts to Pep Guardiola calling Tottenham 'the Harry Kane team'

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Before the global break, Man City boss Guardiola was discussing his side's rivals for the title. Kane , who also scored the winning goals for England against Slovenia and Lithuania during the worldwide break, has been named the Premier League's Player of the Month for September and will be hoping to add to his tally when Spurs take on Bournemouth at Wembley this weekend. Read More »