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Sport Why deaths involving teen drivers are down 43 percent in last decade
Author: 0 Why deaths involving teen drivers are down 43 percent in last decade

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Sport Vikings' QB Teddy Bridegwater Returns To Practice
Author: 0 Vikings' QB Teddy Bridegwater Returns To Practice

We have to appreciate his confidence here. "It could be just completing a pass down the field or making a sudden movement in the pocket", Bridgewater said Thursday. "I used it as motivation", he said. I wouldn't have went out on the practice field if I wasn't. "I feel like they like me here, so hopefully I'm going to be here and this is the place I'm going to be, " he said.

Sport NFL Stands Up for Those Who Take the Knee
Author: 0 NFL Stands Up for Those Who Take the Knee

The owners said that while they knew some fans were unhappy with the protests - which began more than a year ago as a way to highlight issues affecting black Americans - it was important for them to listen to their players and the reasons they have been protesting.

Sport MRI on Draymond Green's knee come back negative
Author: 0 MRI on Draymond Green's knee come back negative

Anthony Slater of TheAthletic.com, Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle and Mark Medina of The Mercury News say Green is likely doubtful for Friday's road game against the New Orleans Pelicans . Green also sat out of Wednesday's practice. In the buildup to the game, D'Antoni noted that both teams were incredible offensively and, with the addition of Paul, the Rockets felt they could hang with Golden State on that end of the floor, noting that "You're not going to stop ...

Sport UEFA Champions League Results: Manchester City edge Napoli, Spurs hold Real Madrid
Author: 0 UEFA Champions League Results: Manchester City edge Napoli, Spurs hold Real Madrid

Simon Gleave , head of analysis at Gracenote Sports, said: " Manchester City's win against Shakhtar Donetsk was expected but still pushes the club's chance of progress up to 93%". Napoli was holding on and a team lacking two of its star midfielders - Allan and Jorginho were rested in view of a big Serie A game against Inter Milan at the weekend - was being outclassed.

Sport Gordon Hayward Likely Done for the Season
Author: 0 Gordon Hayward Likely Done for the Season

Hayward ultimately chose to play for the Celtics and former college coach Brad Stevens , signing a four-year, $128 million deal. "But that's not what we're looking at right now". Players on both teams reacted in horror to Hayward's gruesomely bent leg. Stevens said he couldn't watch the replay. Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart posted 12 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals in 32.3 minutes of action in Boston's loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday.

Sport Big Ten MBB to play 20 conference games starting next season
Author: 0 Big Ten MBB to play 20 conference games starting next season

The six other players who were named to the All-Big Ten team were Maryland sophomore forward Justin Jackson, Michigan State sophomore center Nick Ward , Minnesota sophomore guard/forward Amir Coffey, Minnesota senior point guard Nate Mason, Northwestern senior guard Scottie Lindsey and Purdue senior forward Vince Edwards.

Sport Ben Simmons Shines In His Debut Despite Loss To Wizards
Author: 0 Ben Simmons Shines In His Debut Despite Loss To Wizards

Embiid , drafted third overall in 2014, will start the 32nd game of his career and will be on a minutes-restriction somewhere in the teens . Embiid is not thrilled about the minutes restriction, but it's the smart thing to do for the Sixers.

Sport Detroit Red Wings Lose Second Consecutive Game
Author: 0 Detroit Red Wings Lose Second Consecutive Game

And on Wednesday night against the Red Wings at the Air Canada Centre, in a nod not only to his longevity but also his health, Marleau played his 1,500th game. Marleau hasn't missed a game in eight years and revealed Wednesday he's played through a separated shoulder and a torn meniscus. "I've just surrounded myself with good people, at the rink and away from the rink, that are really good at their jobs, helping you to keep healthy", Marleau said.

Sport Nets' Lin expected to miss season with right knee injury
Author: 0 Nets' Lin expected to miss season with right knee injury

The Nets were very concerned with his injury, despite him being able to limp off the floor with the assistance of team doctors. Multiple hamstring injuries limited the 29-year-old to just 36 games last season . He is in the second season of a three-year, $36 million contract he signed with Brooklyn before last season . "Jeremy remains an important part of this team and will continue to contribute in a leadership role".

Sport Milwaukee Bucks at Boston Celtics - 10/18/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Milwaukee Bucks at Boston Celtics - 10/18/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Ben Simmons had an impressive National Basketball Association debut, but the Australian's 18-point, 10-rebound effort couldn't get his Philadelphia 76ers over the line against Washington, who won 120-115. In Phoenix, Damian Lillard scored 27 points and the Portland Trail Blazers opened the season by handing the Suns the most one-sided loss in the franchise's 49-year history, 124-76.

Sport Ronald Koeman feels secure as Everton boss after Farhad Moshiri talks
Author: 0 Ronald Koeman feels secure as Everton boss after Farhad Moshiri talks

The removal of Craig Shakespeare from the Leicester City hotseat this week has catapulted Koeman to the head of the sack race betting lists following a run of just two wins in the last 11 matches in all competitions. Much was expected of the Toffees after some heavy spending in the mid-year transfer window but the team have failed to live up to expectations after finding themselves 15th in the Premier League after eight games.

Sport Palestinians to preserve unity despite Israeli opposition
Author: 0 Palestinians to preserve unity despite Israeli opposition

Abbas seeks an independent state in the West Bank , east Jerusalem and Gaza. Hamas has always refused similar demands in the past. "The injustice has been continuing for more than seven decades, exacerbated through Israeli expansionist and aggressive policies towards Palestinians and the whole region", he said, adding that the Tel Aviv regime has "arrogantly and flagrantly" violated at least 86 UNSC resolutions.

Sport Chelsea vs AS Roma: 5 Talking Points
Author: 0 Chelsea vs AS Roma: 5 Talking Points

Conte responded to Mourinho's comments after Chelsea's 3-3 draw against Roma by telling the Portuguese to focus on his own team and to stop talking about his former club. But despite bringing in some big-name players, some high-profile exits upset the manager. "I have to praise my players because they showed me big effort, big commitment tonight, otherwise we'd have lost the game".

Sport Jose Mourinho Says MU is Not His Last Club
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Says MU is Not His Last Club

Asked if that meant at Manchester United , Mourinho said: "Yes". Per Shilton, his record drops from a goal every 136 minutes in the English top flight to one every 289 minutes against the top sides. LVG said two days ago that Mourinho goes "out of control too much", called the manner of his sacking "not elegant" and stated his belief that the Portuguese was lobbying to get his job while the Dutchman was still in power at Old Trafford .

Sport Barcelona fans accidentally celebrate Gerard Pique's red card against Olympiacos
Author: 0 Barcelona fans accidentally celebrate Gerard Pique's red card against Olympiacos

Barcelona cruised to a 3-1 victory in Champions League Group D, despite Pique collecting a second yellow card for deliberately handling the ball into the net before half-time. Barcelona were left to play the entirety of the second half with ten men. The only blot on Barca's copybook in the opening stages was Pique's first yellow card for pulling back former Rotherham United and Norwich City loanee Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe , but it seemed like only a matter of time before they would make the ...

Sport Sarah Sanders: Americans Will Be 'Begging' for Second Trump Term
Author: 0 Sarah Sanders: Americans Will Be 'Begging' for Second Trump Term

The Associated Press is speaking with military families across the country to see if they got a call from Trump. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds the daily briefing at the White House in Washington , U.S. He adds: "I had a very nice conversation with the woman, the wife, who sounded like a lovely woman". The serviceman's mother, Cowanda Jones-Johnson, said on Wednesday that the congresswoman's account was correct.

Sport Andrew Luck's 2017 status uncertain following setback
Author: 0 Andrew Luck's 2017 status uncertain following setback

However, Ballard said they haven't considered placing Luck on the injured reserve list and that the soreness is a part of the rehab process. "His long term success is what we're looking for". Andrew Luck has suffered a setback with his surgically-repaired shoulder, and the Indianapolis Colts quarterback will reportedly be held out of practice this week because of it.

Sport Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho targeted by PSG this summer
Author: 0 Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho targeted by PSG this summer

Manchester United were 3-0 winners against Swiss outfit Basel at Old Trafford before a 4-1 victory at CSKA Moscow in Russian Federation. Marcus Rashford broke the deadlock midway through the second half when an inswinging free-kick from the left was carried over his line by teenage goalkeeper Mile Svilar.

Sport Browns' DeShone Kizer: Being benched 'sparked my competitive juices'
Author: 0 Browns' DeShone Kizer: Being benched 'sparked my competitive juices'

But Jackson said Kizer appeared to have learned a lot from being benched, while Hogan's first start ended in a 33-17 defeat at the Houston Texans. Kizer's biggest issue: a league-leading nine interceptions. Kessler started in eight games last season and completed 65.6 percent of his passes and threw for six touchdowns versus two interceptions. "It's on me to make sure that question never comes back up", Kizer said.

Sport Pakistan romp to series win
Author: 0 Pakistan romp to series win

In a must-win game for Sri Lanka , their captain Upul Tharanga opted to bat, saying the side aimed to put runs on the board for the first time this series . Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI will begin at 4:00pm PST (1030 hrs GMT) since it is a day-night fixture. Conditions: It's hot and humid in Abu Dhabi.

Sport Eagles DE Long to donate rest of 2017 salary
Author: 0 Eagles DE Long to donate rest of 2017 salary

Long has a $1 million base salary this season. "My wife and I have been passionate about education being a gateway for upward mobility and equality", Long said to the AP. Pledge 10 for Tomorrow is a crowdfunding campaign Long began which asks people to either make a one-time donation or pledge a donation for the last 10 games of the National Football League season.

Sport Manchester United are the only team that can stop Manchester City - Barnes
Author: 0 Manchester United are the only team that can stop Manchester City - Barnes

City began their European campaign with a 4-0 win over Dutch side Feyenoord and followed it up with a routine 2-0 victory over Shakhtar. None has been so hard-earned. However, the Italians were able to weather a ferocious storm and drag themselves back into the game. When Walker pulled back Raul Albiol as they challenged to get to a cross, Napoli was awarded its first penalty of the evening but City goalkeeper Ederson Moraes guessed the right way to parry out Dries Mertens' effort.

Sport Bobby Portis suspended 8 games for punching teammate Nikola Mirotic in face
Author: 0 Bobby Portis suspended 8 games for punching teammate Nikola Mirotic in face

Sources told ESPN that strike left Mirotic with a fractured bone, sending him to the hospital. It disappoints us in terms of what happened. As a result of the incident, Mirotic suffered a concussion and maxillary fractures. It's unclear what caused the infraction, but Vincent Goodwill of NBC Sports Chicago reported that it was "three years in the making", and that Mirotic instigated it.

Sport AT&T Stadium set to host 2018 NFL Draft
Author: 0 AT&T Stadium set to host 2018 NFL Draft

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones can check another major event off of the AT&T Stadium bucket list: The NFL Draft . The NFL Draft returns to primetime with Round 1 on Thursday, April 26. The Cowboys had earlier pushed for the draft to be held at both AT&T Stadium and The Star - the team's new training facility in Frisco. "When we chose to pursue the draft, we did so with the goal of an economic win for our city and region", says Julie Coker Graham, PHLCVB President and CEO.

Sport How & Where to Watch South Africa vs Bangladesh 2nd ODI in Paarl
Author: 0 How & Where to Watch South Africa vs Bangladesh 2nd ODI in Paarl

Chasing a more than fighting target of 279 to win, Quinton de Kock (168 not out) and Amla (110 not out) came out with a master-class and never allowed Bangladesh to be on top of them. He was on 2 then. Another four and two sixes followed in Mashrafe's next over. JP Duminy came out in the middle with de Villiers 14 runs away from his hundred.

Sport Palace Stun Champions Chelsea
Author: 0 Palace Stun Champions Chelsea

The former Palace player was replaced in the first half at Selhurst Park as Chelsea fell to their third league defeat of the season against an Eagles side who had not picked up a point or scored a goal before Saturday. In fact, they had not even found the back of the net. Cahill told Chelsea's official website : 'When you have had a bad result and a bad performance, you want to play again as soon as possible, which is midweek for us, to try and put it right.

Sport Conor McGregor has elaborate baptism party for baby Conor Jr
Author: 0 Conor McGregor has elaborate baptism party for baby Conor Jr

If recent events are any indication, McGregor (21-3 MMA, 9-1 UFC ) is thinking long term. John Kavanagh and Owen Roddy, McGregor's coaches, are pushing for their man to see out a trilogy against Diaz but White calls all talk of an agreement being neared as 'internet bullshit'.

Sport Manchester City can win Champions League, says Napoli boss Sarri
Author: 0 Manchester City can win Champions League, says Napoli boss Sarri

Thankfully for us, City managed to control most of the possession in the final minutes and limit Napoli to a few half-chances on set pieces. "I'm always building and trying to improve on the year before. "You can not beat Napoli - it is impossible to beat them, if you do make a good performance and we did it". Amadou Diawara pulled one back for the visitors from the spot in the second half, having seen Dier Mertens fail to do so in the first, but Premier League pacesetters City ...

Sport Rafael Nadal to skip ATP 500 event in Basel
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal to skip ATP 500 event in Basel

After winning the US Open last month and then winning the China Open title in Beijing immediately before his run to the final in Shanghai , Nadal has chose to take a week off. 1 ranking. According to his doctors the Spaniard suffers from overstressing of the knee. The world number one's withdrawal from the Basel event will hand Federer - the current number two - an advantage in their race to finish the year as the top-ranked men's singles player.

Sport Salah claims Liverpool's 'bad luck' over after Maribor rout
Author: 0 Salah claims Liverpool's 'bad luck' over after Maribor rout

Salah would then add his second and Liverpool's fourth of the night five minutes before the interval to give the visitors a commanding lead. Back home though, the hosts are in the mix for the 1. In racking up 5 goals, this became the first Liverpool side in history to score as many goals away from home in the Champions League . "They have had nine Champions League games so far (including qualification rounds) and that is quality and mentality".

Sport Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie's Giants exile is over
Author: 0 Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie's Giants exile is over

Rodgers-Cromartie confirmed to ESPN's Josina Anderson that he has been reinstated by the team. The Giants are coming off their first win of the season and did so without Odell Beckham Jr., Brandon Marshall, Sterling Shepard, Weston Richburg, Olivier Vernon, and Rodgers-Cromartie.

Sport Chelsea v AS Roma
Author: 0 Chelsea v AS Roma

As a result, Conte and Chelsea will be eager to see Moses return as soon as possible, while the player himself will be desperate to get playing again. The Chelsea manager will be up against a familiar face in Roma captain Daniele de Rossi. "If one day I am to become a coach, I will take a lot from [Antonio Conte] and from Luis Enrique", De Rossi told La Gazzetta dello Sport .

Sport Tip-off: The NBA season begins tonight
Author: 0 Tip-off: The NBA season begins tonight

They hope that the offensive pressure will ease up on Harden with Paul in the picture. Paul has been fairly successful when it comes to facing Golden State. "Or they're going to have a tough time surviving in the business environment". We'll get a sneak preview of the possibilities on opening night. "He joked around: 'What do you tell a team that's won 67 games, or 65-plus the last three years, two championships?" "This is truly an fantastic night to celebrate an incredible ...

Sport LeBron James questionable for Cavaliers' opener vs. Celtics
Author: 0 LeBron James questionable for Cavaliers' opener vs. Celtics

James didn't speak to reporters following Monday's practice, but the three-time champion was in a playful mood while engaging in a competitive outside shooting contest with teammates Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder and Jeff Green. "We've been preparing like he's going to be in there, we also have to be ready if he's not. That's how we have to be", he said of the blockbuster clash to be slated on Tuesday night.

Sport Gordon Hayward left the Celtics' season opener on a stretcher
Author: 0 Gordon Hayward left the Celtics' season opener on a stretcher

The Celtics reported that Hayward was diagnosed with a fractured left ankle, but it looked a lot worse. The injury is devastating for the Celtics , who signed Hayward and acquired Kyrie Irving to challenge the Cleveland Cavaliers and win the Eastern Conference championship .

Sport Celtics star Gordon Hayward breaks left ankle in season opener
Author: 0 Celtics star Gordon Hayward breaks left ankle in season opener

LeBron James has never missed a season opener in the National Basketball Association - or at any level. The injury, which caused the former No. 1 overall pick in the 2003 Draft to miss four of his team's preseason games, will not keep him out of tonight's preseason opener against Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics .

Author: 0 Rick Pitino sues Adidas over company's dealings with recruits

Recently fired Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino is suing Adidas in an apparent attempt to clear his name after a bribery scandal hit the school. Pitino is demanding judgment against Adidas for punitive damages to his reputation because of Adidas' "oppression, malice, or fraud". Pitino has $44 million remaining in salary and bonuses in a contract extension through the 2025-26 season.

Sport Is Florentino Pérez already Planning on replacing Zidane — Real Madrid
Author: 0 Is Florentino Pérez already Planning on replacing Zidane — Real Madrid

Real Madrid midfielder Isco has backed Cristiano Ronaldo to retain the Ballon d'Or and described his teammate as a "killer" after he ended his recent La Liga goal drought. The Spain playmaker has been scoring goals and creating opportunities for his teammates lately. "I'm very happy about how things are going and I hope to continue like this".

Sport NFL owners and players meet today to discuss National Anthem protests
Author: 0 NFL owners and players meet today to discuss National Anthem protests

Jones and Buffalo Bills owner Kim Pegula were among the officials seen heading into the meeting on Tuesday, all of them ignoring shouted questions from reporters. Per the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport , the owners & players met at league headquarters at 10 am, after which the owners had a separate, regularly scheduled meeting during which they meant to come to a consensus on how to handle the national anthem going forward.

Sport Neymar And Mbappe The Benchmark For De Bruyne's New Deal
Author: 0 Neymar And Mbappe The Benchmark For De Bruyne's New Deal

Kevin De Bruyne , David Silva and Fernandinho were involved in a heated discussion on the stroke of half-time during Manchester City's Champions League clash against Napoli, despite Pep Guardiola's side leading 2-0 at the break. It would be a dream for me, I would love all the players - not just Kevin - to achieve the level of Messi. He is a guy who scored 60 goals for the last eight, nine, 10 seasons.

Sport LeBron's future with Cavs may hinge on success this season
Author: 0 LeBron's future with Cavs may hinge on success this season

He practised on Monday and Lue said it depended on how James pulled if he would play. Earlier, Lue had said if the four-time NBA Most Valuable Player elects not to play in or his held out of a regular-season opener for the first time in his career, his place in the starting lineup would be taken by J.R.

Sport Joel Embiid thinks his minutes restriction is 'f***ing bulls***'
Author: 0 Joel Embiid thinks his minutes restriction is 'f***ing bulls***'

Coach Brett Brown told reporters Monday that Embiid's minutes would be "somewhere in the teens" because the team has made a decision to be cautious with him. Embiid last played in a regular-season game on January 27 before missing Philadelphia's final 37 contests because of a left knee injury. He played 30 minutes in a game just once, and never played on back to back nights.

Sport Jose Mourinho clarifies position after rumours of PSG switch
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho clarifies position after rumours of PSG switch

Benfica suffered a resounding 5-0 loss to Basel last time out which should give Manchester United confidence of getting a positive result in Portugal. "Currently, our sole objective is to qualify within that context", Mourinho said at his pre-match press conference. On the other hand, Benfica began their domestic season in good form.

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