When are play-off round matches, and when is the draw?

FIFA World Cup 2010 finalist Netherlands , Copa America reigning champions Chile and US topped the list of nations who've failed to qualify for the Russia World Cup. Mexico were the first CONCACAF group to qualify and direct their eligibility t... More..

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It's Now Trump, Pence and Cowboys' Jerry Jones vs. the NFL
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

It's Now Trump, Pence and Cowboys' Jerry Jones vs. the NFL

He spoke of a plan that will be reviewed with the teams at next week's league meeting, which would "include such elements as an in-season platform to promote the work of our players on these core issues". The ...More..

by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Man City handed boost as Aguero returns to training

The incident occurred when Aguero's taxi crashed into a pillar on its way to the airport. However, just 11 days later he was involved in light training at the club's Eastlands complex with those players not...More..

11 dead, thousands homeless as wildfires torch California wine country
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

11 dead, thousands homeless as wildfires torch California wine country

Some of the wildfires' largest blazes burned over California's Napa and Sonoma counties , which are home to hundreds of wineries that attract tourists worldwide. "Boom, boom - until someone inside got the me...More..

SC's cracker ban: Chetan Bhagat asks why bans targeting only Hindu festivals
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

SC's cracker ban: Chetan Bhagat asks why bans targeting only Hindu festivals

RSS leader Mohan Bhagwat accused SC of being biased and questioned SC "Why SC is targeting only Hindu festivals?" Congress' spokesperson Priyanka NotChaturvedi said, "If at this rate nuts are banned, Rahul Gand...More..

Kaepernick Says He'll Stand For The Anthem If A Team Signs Him
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Kaepernick Says He'll Stand For The Anthem If A Team Signs Him

This man is getting up at 4 a.m. "He's doing on-field work there for several hours, again throwing 100 passes plus a day, coming back to the gym, working out several hours, going uptown to Harlem, working wit...More..

How to Watch Nationals vs. Cubs
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

How to Watch Nationals vs. Cubs

The Nats are batting.121 with 11 hits over three games. Anthony Rizzo's bloop single with two outs in the eighth inning provided the winning touch as Cubs rallied to beat the Nationals 2-1 to take a 2-1 ...More..

ALDS Game 4: Live updates from Indians vs. Yankees
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

ALDS Game 4: Live updates from Indians vs. Yankees

Gary Sanchez went 2-for-6 with a home run , two runs and two RBIs to help lead NY. Girardi defended his call to disregard Sanchez, saying he doesn't rely on players to determine what should be reviewed. "We...More..

O'Neill Says Nobody Will Want Ireland In Play-Offs
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

O'Neill Says Nobody Will Want Ireland In Play-Offs

Should Ireland navigate the play-offs and reach the tournament it will be the fourth time in their history they have qualified for a World Cup . "He's been a massive part of what we've done and he is the m...More..

by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Klopp in search for solutions to Liverpool's woes

Manchester United have looked solid at the back this season and have only conceded two goals in the Premier League so far this term. Jones missed United's Champions League clash with CSKA Moscow last m...More..

New York Giants' Beckham faces National Football League season-ending ankle op
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

New York Giants' Beckham faces National Football League season-ending ankle op

Head coach Ben McAdoo said it is safe to say his star receiver's season is over while speaking on a conference call a day after the Giants' 27-22 loss to the Chargers . Beckham wasn't the only Giants receive...More..

Tom Brady Says He Will Play vs. Jets Despite Shoulder Injury
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Tom Brady Says He Will Play vs. Jets Despite Shoulder Injury

Brady apparently injured it against the Panthers in Week 4, but aggravated it Thursday against the Buccaneers. He will not miss this Sunday's game against the Jets either, and the Patriots and Brady fantasy...More..

Robben retires from global football after Netherlands miss World Cup
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Robben retires from global football after Netherlands miss World Cup

Arjen Robben took the resulting spot kick and nearly messed up the Panenka finish as the ball dribbled over the line past the outstrecthed boot of goalkeeper Robin Olsen . "I wanted to show one more time all ...More..

by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Ronaldo, Portugal lock down World Cup spot

Both teams finished 9-1-0 in qualifying, but Portugal progressed on goal differential. Switzerland were clearly going to rely on the counter-attack early doors, and despite looking unsafe through Ricard...More..

by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Trump Hosts the Pittsburgh Penguins Amid National Anthem Debate

This afternoon, it'll be President Donald Trump doing the honors. Trump welcomed the Penguins into the Oval Office on Tuesday. The trip is an annual rite for title-winning professional and college sports te...More..

Vikings vs. Bears: Highlights, game tracker and more
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Vikings vs. Bears: Highlights, game tracker and more

Safety Harrison Smith later picked off Trubisky to set up Forbath's game-winning field goal, a 26-yarder with eight seconds remaining. The defense held their ground and forced a field goal for an unusual 3-...More..

Chelsea Star Makes Ballon d'Or 2017 Shortlist
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Chelsea Star Makes Ballon d'Or 2017 Shortlist

Following unprecedented back-to-back Champions League wins, Real Madrid star Ronaldo is joined on the roster by attackers Karim Benzema and Isco , defenders Sergio Ramos and Marcelo , and midfielders T...More..

United States can cope with waterlogged pitch, says Arena
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

United States can cope with waterlogged pitch, says Arena

Viewing parties will be held at six locations in the Southland for Tuesday's telecasts of the U.S. -Trinidad and Tobago 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier as the U.S. Pulisic feels the soggy conditions will not stop...More..

by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Markelle Fultz alarm bells starting early for 76ers

This is just one free throw, but according to The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor , it hints at a larger problem with Fultz's shoulder. Ben Simmons #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers drives to the basket against Jay...More..

by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Conor McGregor: UFC star in talks with WWE over stunning WrestleMania appearance

That's my opinion. But yeah, it will be an interesting one and it will be an exciting fight as well because Ferguson does come to fight and he's aggressive, he goes in, he looks to finish fights, so it will be ...More..

Former Bergen Catholic star Jarrett Guarantano to start at QB for Tennessee
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Former Bergen Catholic star Jarrett Guarantano to start at QB for Tennessee

No word yet on how this decision will affect Dormady's accumulation of leadership reps he gained over the previous three seasons in Knoxville. Redshirt freshman Jarrett Guarantano is expected to make his fi...More..

Colin Kaepernick's Girlfriend Affirms His Commitment to #TakeAKnee
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Colin Kaepernick's Girlfriend Affirms His Commitment to #TakeAKnee

Trump angered NFL stars, team owners and league officials last month in describing players who refused to stand for the anthem as "sons of bitches". This would include such elements as an in-season platfor...More..

Asier Illarramendi's incredible half-volley for Spain against Israel
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Asier Illarramendi's incredible half-volley for Spain against Israel

The Real Sociedad midfielder was one of a number of fringe players given the chance to impress after Spain had booked their spot in next summer's World Cup over the weekend. "I do not think Spain was re...More..

Mike Ditka On Anthem Protestors:
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Mike Ditka On Anthem Protestors: "No Oppression In The Last 100 Years"

Former Bears star and coach Mike Ditka , an adamant critic of National Football League players kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial discrimination, said Monday in a national radio intervi...More..

Cricket South Africa forced to postpone T20 Global League
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Cricket South Africa forced to postpone T20 Global League

The league, planned as South Africa's answer to the Indian Premier League and Australia's Big Bash League, was due to start on 3 November. The South African-born cricketer said he feels "sorry for all the you...More..

Adrian Peterson traded from Saints to Cardinals
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Adrian Peterson traded from Saints to Cardinals

A 2012 NFL Most Valuable Player and seven-time Pro Bowl selection, Peterson fell behind both Mark Ingram and rookie Alvin Kamara in the backfield for the Saints . The Cardinals are averaging just 2.6 yards a...More..

Josh Gordon says coaches helped him pass drug tests
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Josh Gordon says coaches helped him pass drug tests

At the beginning of the 13-minute film, in which Gordon let a crew follow him around for a couple of days in Gainesville, Fla., where he was in a rehab program, he's asked why he agreed to participate. Gordon s...More..

Liverpool's Mane out for six weeks with hamstring injury
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Liverpool's Mane out for six weeks with hamstring injury

Liverpool are still without Adam Lallana, who has travelled to Qatar for treatment as he struggles to regain fitness after injuring a thigh in pre-season. Mane already has three in four league matches for Jurg...More..

Donald Trump demands end to National Football League tax breaks over anthem protests
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Donald Trump demands end to National Football League tax breaks over anthem protests

Cowboys boss Jones was speaking on Sunday after being questioned about Pence's decision to walk out of the Colts-49ers game. President Donald Trump has been very vocal about the national anthem protests and...More..

Salman Khan to Launch Brother-in-Law Aayush Sharma in a Love Story
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Salman Khan to Launch Brother-in-Law Aayush Sharma in a Love Story

You'd be surprised, it wasn't only Salman and Karan, many Bollywood celebs including the likes of (no points for guessing) Malaika Arora Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Kemmu, Sonam Kapoor and Varun Dha...More..

by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Sylvester Stallone is directing Creed 2

Sylvester Stallone has revealed himself to be the director and producer of the Rocky spinoff Creed 2 . "One more round!" Stallone wrote on Instagram . And in July, he shared a photo of his notebook which h...More..

Arsenal boss Wenger hints Ozil, Alexis 'asking too much' to re-sign
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Arsenal boss Wenger hints Ozil, Alexis 'asking too much' to re-sign

And Iwobi added: "It will be great for them to stay". "Just the opportunity to even train with them has been unbelievable. They are two top-class players with great experience having played at the top level...More..

Harry Kane, Kevin De Bruyne nominated for Ballon d'Or
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Harry Kane, Kevin De Bruyne nominated for Ballon d'Or

His converted penalty against Lithuania was his 12th goal in 23 caps. "I'd like to think I know a thing or two about striking and I genuinely believe he is going to rewrite the record books for our national...More..

by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Andy Murray, Serena Williams expected to play in Australian Open

British number one Murray, 30, has not played since July when a hip injury hampered him in a quarter-final defeat at Wimbledon, while Williams, 36, gave birth to her first child in September. "As competitive as...More..

Trump Claims ESPN's Ratings Have 'Tanked' Because of Jemele Hill
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Trump Claims ESPN's Ratings Have 'Tanked' Because of Jemele Hill

Hill suggested on Twitter that fans who disagree with Jones should boycott the team's advertisers and not buy the team's merchandise. She tweeted that fans should all be aware that they are not forced to supp...More..