Russian Federation gets about 1.3 mln ticket applications for 2018 World Cup matches

The 2030 World Cup will be the centenary edition, with Uruguay having hosted the inaugural tournament in 1930. Five-time winners Brazil have qualified, as have Mexico , Belgium , Saudi Arabia , Iran , Japan and South Korea . It will take... More..

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Harry Kane to captain England against Slovenia, but no permanent skipper chosen
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Harry Kane to captain England against Slovenia, but no permanent skipper chosen

Kane scored 13 goals in eight games in September alone, and has five from his last four caps under Southgate. I am certainly not arguing one way or another, because I couldn't care less about a meaningless ep...More..

National Football League to review interactions between Terrelle Pryor, Chiefs fan
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

National Football League to review interactions between Terrelle Pryor, Chiefs fan

The incident was caught on video and shows Pryor shouting obscenities at a fan and flipping his middle finger toward the fan after the fan shouts "f-- you", at the receiver. "I do apologize to my teammates an...More..

Nadal eases into China Open quarters
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Nadal eases into China Open quarters

The second set looked as though it might be similarly routine as Nadal created break points at will, taking the fourth of the third game before consolidating to a 3-1 lead. "(Pouille) played well . Very aggres...More..

by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Strasburg will start Game 1, Nats still deciding on Game 2

The answer should come soon, with Scherzer scheduled to throw off the bullpen mound at Nationals Park in the most important test of his hamstring to date. Game 2 is Saturday, and the series shifts to Wrigley ...More..

Brazil's Olympic committee chairman arrested
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Brazil's Olympic committee chairman arrested

Nuzman, a former volleyball player, has led the Brazilian Olympic Committee for more than two decades and was head of the organising committee for the 2016 Games. Questions were raised as to why Nuzman needed...More..

India takes on U.S. in the inaugural game, Match Preview
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

India takes on U.S. in the inaugural game, Match Preview

New Delhi , Oct 5 Rank-outsiders India may have a "small percentage" of winning their tournament opener in the FIFA U-17 World Cup against what he expects to be an attacking US team , coach Luis Norton de ...More..

Late penalty keeps Syria's World Cup hopes alive
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Late penalty keeps Syria's World Cup hopes alive

This Thursday, October 5, 2017 (5:00 AM Pacific) Syria will host Australia at the Hang Jebat Stadium in Malacca, Malaysia for the first leg of a play-off series for Russian Federation 2018 qualifying. After the...More..

World Series Predictions, Baseball Playoffs Odds
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

World Series Predictions, Baseball Playoffs Odds

What better way to end decades of misery by knocking off the most successful franchise in baseball history? Over the past six seasons, the Red Sox have either finished first or last in the American League E...More..

Yankees vs Indians: The Big Bullpen Hypothesis
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Yankees vs Indians: The Big Bullpen Hypothesis

The Yankees might be getting a small break by facing Trevor Bauer in the first game instead of Corey Kluber . In the Tuesday Wild Card Game against the Twins, Yankees starter Luis Severino lasted jus...More..

Ben Watson (calf) on track to play for Ravens versus Steelers
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Ben Watson (calf) on track to play for Ravens versus Steelers

The TD lifted Pittsburgh to a 31-27 victory and knocked Baltimore out of playoff contention. The effective running attack also took some pressure off quarterback Ben Roethlisberger , who was 18 of 30 for...More..

Newton dismisses female reporter's question
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Newton dismisses female reporter's question

As Rodrigue was asking the question, and she said the word " routes " Newton smiled, and then made his remark. "I think it's my job", she wrote. "I chose not to share, because I have an actual job to do tod...More..

Kangaroos prop Andrew Fifita pulls out of Australia squad to represent Tonga
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Kangaroos prop Andrew Fifita pulls out of Australia squad to represent Tonga

The newspaper said the players made themselves unavailable for New Zealand under a "secret pact", highlighting their reported unhappiness that Jesse Bromwich and Kevin Proctor were barred from selection by Kiwi...More..

Barcelona president confirms La Liga exit a possibility over Catalan independence
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Barcelona president confirms La Liga exit a possibility over Catalan independence

La Liga disagreed. In the Spanish capital, hated rivals Real Madrid handed out cards with Spanish flag colours to its supporters as Los Blancos fans sang songs in support of their nation. Barcelona made the ...More..

Manchester United Reportedly Ban Paul Pogba from Playing Basketball
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Manchester United Reportedly Ban Paul Pogba from Playing Basketball

The Manchester United legend said on MUTV's Paddy Crerand Show: " We have done fantastically well in the first seven games, but the fixture list was kind to us ". "What I am saying is that from all the injuri...More..

NBA's Morris Twins Not Guilty In Basketball Attack
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

NBA's Morris Twins Not Guilty In Basketball Attack

Defense attorney James Belanger told jurors the case is tainted by Hood's mentor, who tried to solicit two witnesses to implicate the Morris brothers for a cash payment in return. While head coach Brad Stevens ...More..

Referee files lawsuit against Lexington sports radio hosts
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Referee files lawsuit against Lexington sports radio hosts

In addition, Higgins' business received thousands of negative online reviews. After The Athletic reported the lawsuit, Jones wrote on his Twitter feed, "The Higgins lawsuit against KSR is frivolous and with...More..

Colts Injury Report: Andrew Luck and Ryan Kelly Return
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Colts Injury Report: Andrew Luck and Ryan Kelly Return

The quarterback will not practice on Thursday, instead rehabbing with trainers, before jumping back into the individual part of practice on Friday. Head coach Chuck Pagano also said that the team will take it...More..

USA averages almost one mass shooting per day so far in 2017
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

USA averages almost one mass shooting per day so far in 2017

The motives of the 64-year-old white gunman remain unknown, police said . More than 500 people were hurt. He offered condolences to the families of those killed, saying, "We can not fathom their pain". Mos...More..

Real Madrid keen on Harry Kane
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Real Madrid keen on Harry Kane

Harry Kane is shorter than he's ever been with Ladbrokes for a sensational move to Real Madrid . And he reckons Tottenham's homegrown Kane has the edge over Brazilian superstar Neymar. Real Madrid are ...More..

Wounded Manhattan Beach police officer recounts 'chaos' in Las Vegas
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Wounded Manhattan Beach police officer recounts 'chaos' in Las Vegas

According to the statement, the family was informed early Monday morning that Sandy Casey , who had living in Redondo Beach, Calif., died at the scene of the Las Vegas shooting while attending a country music...More..

Jose Mourinho to limit Antonio Valencia's Man Utd game time this season
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Jose Mourinho to limit Antonio Valencia's Man Utd game time this season

United laid down a marker for the season in their opener against West Ham with a 4-0 win , and backed it up with the same scoreline against Swansea. The six richest clubs - Manchester City , Manchester Unit...More..

Catalan business lobby says worried by any declaration of independence
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Catalan business lobby says worried by any declaration of independence

More than 840 people needed medical assistance following clashes with riot police in ugly scenes as part of Spain's deepest constitutional crisis for decades. It's obvious that we need mediation . When asked...More..

Joe Cortez discusses possible future fight between Conor McGregor and Paulie Malignaggi
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Joe Cortez discusses possible future fight between Conor McGregor and Paulie Malignaggi

He asked during his introduction. Before moving onto asking "Where's Rangers at?" "There's only one team in Glasgow! Walking along, singing a song, walking in a Celtic wonderland". I could see in the peri...More..

Bears' Trevathan suspended for two games for illegal hit
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Bears' Trevathan suspended for two games for illegal hit

Appeals officer Derrick Brooks, who was jointly appointed by the National Football League and the players association, reduced the suspension to one game. I'm sorry about that. Packers coach Mike McCarthy sai...More..

Liverpool target Van Dijk leaves door open for January move
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Liverpool target Van Dijk leaves door open for January move

Van Dijk appeared close to joining Liverpool in the summer transfer window but the deal ultimately failed to materialise. Since then he has made his way back into the first-team picture, finally making a st...More..

Eagles latest to try to take Chargers' home-field advantage
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Eagles latest to try to take Chargers' home-field advantage

For the first time this season, it felt like more fans were at StubHub Center cheering for the opposing team than for the Chargers . Finishing with a.500 record would be one of the first things that comes to...More..

Manchester City Boss Pep Guardiola Hilariously Renames Tottenham Hotspur During Press Conference
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Manchester City Boss Pep Guardiola Hilariously Renames Tottenham Hotspur During Press Conference

Last season Tottenham were the only side in the league to keep up the pace with Antonio Conte's men and lost out on the league title in the final weeks of the campaign - it was the goal tally of Harry Kane wh...More..

by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Philippe Coutinho Just Scored An Absolute Beauty Before Newcastle Equalised

While Carragher's comments may be hard for Liverpool fans to swallow, especially considering the United compliments, the former defender makes a good point. "I think he is the most natural goal-scorer of all ...More..

Day hoping International Team use underdog status to advantage in Presidents Cup
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Day hoping International Team use underdog status to advantage in Presidents Cup

I thought, with that speed, it might catch the lip and go in. United States 8, worldwide 2. Took off Monday. Didn't do anything, and then we've had some busy couple days the last two days. Thomas and Fowler l...More..

Halep sets up Sharapova rematch in Beijing
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Halep sets up Sharapova rematch in Beijing

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova overcame a late revival by compatriot Ekaterina Makarova to prevail 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 in the China Open second round on Tuesday. Sharapova holds a 7-0 record against Halep, who...More..

Derek Jeter: 'Unpopular decisions' likely lie ahead for Marlins
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Derek Jeter: 'Unpopular decisions' likely lie ahead for Marlins

But if the new ownership is as serious about building its own franchise as it seems to be, Stanton will be on his way out sooner or later. In 2002, Jeffrey Loria purchased the team and had initial success when ...More..

Bayern Munich players 'ran secret training sessions' behind Carlo Ancelotti's back
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Bayern Munich players 'ran secret training sessions' behind Carlo Ancelotti's back

Ancelotti's Bayern had endured a mediocre start to the season and the former Real Madrid coach was sacked after defeat at Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League, amid strong suggestions of dressing room un...More..

Lukaku scores again as Man United beats Palace 4-0 in EPL
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Lukaku scores again as Man United beats Palace 4-0 in EPL

Lukaku was kept relatively quiet at Old Trafford until the 86th minute, when he tapped in for an 11th goal in 10 games for his new club. Regardless of whether Fellaini has a bad game or not, we know one thing...More..

UofL president names interim athletics director
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

UofL president names interim athletics director

The announcement is expected at 3:45 p.m. Tyra now serves on the University of Louisville Foundation board. In other words, Louisville wants to fire Pitino for cause and owe him nothing more than the money it...More..