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by | October 20, 2016 | 06:14

Fitzpatrick took over in 2015 and went on to throw a franchise-record 31 touchdown passes and get within a win of the playoffs at 10-6. Only two teams since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger have clinched a postseason berth after starting 1-5. Fitzpatrick has had a rough go of it this season, including a six-interception performance at Kansas City on September 25, but still appeared to have the support of most of his teammates.

by | October 20, 2016 | 06:14

The Packers play the Bears this Thursday night at Lambeau Field. This isn't an end-all solution for the Packers' depleted backfield, but at least he has experience playing the position. "I would say Pat "” Dr. McKenzie "” felt very good about the surgery," McCarthy said. "I'm making great progress and hope to come back in 8 weeks and play this season", Shields wrote on his verified account .

by | October 20, 2016 | 06:11

Behind McCoy, Mike Gillislee has 18 carries for 116 yards with two touchdowns, Jonathan Williams has eight carries for 23 yards and Reggie Bush has six carries for five yards. This past Sunday, McCoy scored three touchdowns against the 49ers, leading to the Bills' fourth straight win this season. McCoy's production was slowed a year ago, when he opened the season with a partially torn left hamstring.

by | October 20, 2016 | 06:11

But I didn't let it affect me or get to me", said Merritt , who retired the first 10 batters he faced in 4 1/3 innings of work. "But maybe we're not in such a bad place after all". The Indians are headed to the World Series . The greater truth, actually, is that the advantage will go to whichever team's bats awaken first - or at all.

by | October 19, 2016 | 01:55

Guardiola, who won 14 trophies in four glorious years in charge of Barca, was speaking at the Nou Camp ahead of City's Champions League clash with the Catalan giants on Wednesday . "They still play in the same way. For us it is an enormous stimulus to not only play for first place in the group, but also against Guardiola's City".

by | October 18, 2016 | 01:10

Hoornstra . "I had my reasons", Gonzalez told the Long Beach Press-Telegram on Sunday. Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez , home run hero of the National League Championship Series Game 2, made special accommodations when his team went to Chicago to play the Chicago Cubs back in May.

by | October 17, 2016 | 09:26

Clemson has won just once (2006) in its past 12 visits to Tallahassee. The Clemson linebacker promises not to ease up when the third-ranked Tigers (6-0, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) take on North Carolina State (4-1, 1-0) on Saturday.

by | October 17, 2016 | 09:25

One of the problems the Saints have had over the years is wrapping up Newton, and he's been able to extend plays to make them pay for it. Because the Carolina Panthers are very bad, that's how. Kessler said he still has some discomfort when he throws, but he's feeling much better after absorbing a hard hit from Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower.

by | October 16, 2016 | 02:12

The 33-year-old Ribery will miss Bayern's Champions League game against PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday, and Bundesliga games against Eintracht Frankfurt and Borussia Moenchengladbach, while the trip to Augsburg on October 29 is doubtful. Hamburg , like Ingolstadt waiting for its first win, seemed in trouble when last defender Cleber was sent off in the 26th minute for bringing down Lars Stindl.

by | October 16, 2016 | 02:01

In an August 22, 2015 e-mail, Clinton spokesman Brian Fallon told top campaign officials that their official position would be to deny that any material sent or received on the private server was classified - even though there was evidence that some were.

by | October 15, 2016 | 08:41

CHASKA, MN - OCTOBER 02: Rory McIlroy of Europe hits off the 17th tee during singles matches of the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club on October 2, 2016 in Chaska, Minnesota. Mickelson made 10 birdies and Garcia made nine birdies against no bogeys in their incredible match. And there in the middle of the front row of the press conference sat Patrick Reed, who electrified the Americans and the boisterous crowds, sat next to Moore, the final captain's pick who didn't even know ...

by | October 15, 2016 | 08:40

That means attack every critic - including fellow Republicans. Those close to Trump suggest it's "open season" on every detractor, regardless of party. "It is so nice that the shackles have been taken off me and I can now fight for America the way I want to", Trump said in a tweet that brought new concern - near panic in some cases - to a party trying to stave off an all-out civil war before November 8.

by | October 15, 2016 | 08:40

Smith did get some interest elsewhere, but there was still very little doubt he'd sign with another team. The Sixers have roughly $27 million in salary cap space and, as seen during the summer under new general manager Bryan Colangelo, made a legitimate push to try to sign Manu Ginobili away from the San Antonio Spurs .

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:26

Sullivan declined to identify how Crosby became afflicted. Despite the injury, Crosby has already resumed skating and even participated with his teammates in Wednesday's practice after skating on his own for a bit. We want to do that, ” MacLellan said. Adam Deadmarsh spent 10 years in the National Hockey League and was part of the 1996 Stanley Cup winning Colorado Avalanche team, along with participating in two sojourns with the United States' Olympic team.

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:25

The following day, Pence was asked about Trump's remark in an interview with CNN's Dana Bash at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. And, in executing his plan, he fared rather better than Lee. Pence was markedly more prepared and more detailed in his answers than Trump was on the debate stage. But given the tenor of the presidential campaign, and the coaching candidates get in winning strategies, that wasn't on the table.

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:24

Barrett passed for just 93 yards, and he ran the ball 26 times - five more times than he chose to throw the ball. Armstrong is second to Ohio State's J.T. Riggins had three total tackles along with a pass break up and an interception which he returned 31 yards. I like the fact that we change coordinators on offense , it's Ohio State's offense , so Wisconsin you've got to give the leadership a lot of credit.

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:15

Some exhibition matches play sets up to four games, rather than six, while the International Premier Tennis League has experimental rules including no "let" serves and a timer between points . At the end when I needed them, I was hitting the ball clean and moving well. In the quarter-finals, the Scot will face the victor of the match between France's Gael Monfils and Belgium's David Goffin.

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:14

Sadness remained foreign for Ortiz. Ortiz will be forever known as the man who broke the Red Sox curse in 2004. Now, the power of Ortiz compelled them to opt for gratitude. But even when we all pass on, Boston fans will still look up at the banners at Fenway and see the trophies and attribute that to the contribution that #34 David Ortiz, Thank You, Big Papi! David Ortiz would end up adding two more World Series wins to his resume in 2007 and 2013.

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:12

Obama told the crowd she couldn't go on with a normal speech because " I can't stop thinking about this ". Say it with me now: This Has Been A Very Bad Week in the 2016 presidential campaign. "This was not just a lewd conversation, this was not just locker room banter", the First Lady said. Jon Favreau, former speechwriter for President Barack Obama and a Clinton supporter, tweeted it was "one of the most important speeches of the entire campaign".

by | October 13, 2016 | 03:27

Bryant has missed two games with a hairline fracture in his right knee. Jerry Jones has stood by his thought that Romo will be the starter when healthy, but that is very likely to change with the way Dak has played thus far. Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals fell flat in their quarterback's pseudo homecoming to Texas. Romo has suffered his share of injuries, playing in just four games last season with a broken collarbone, this after missing 10 games in 2010 with the same injury.

by | October 13, 2016 | 03:17

Rajevac was appointed at the end of June this year to take Algeria to the semi-final of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nation and also secure a ticket qualification ticket for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation. Frenchman Christian Gourcuff quit the job in April to return to Ligue 1. Algeria, who next play Nigeria next month, will now be looking for their third coach inside a year.

by | October 12, 2016 | 04:19

The Carolina Panthers promised they wouldn't suffer a hangover after losing in Super Bowl 50. But Week 4 was much worse for the Panthers . Newton hasn't spoken to the media since entering the concussion protocol on Sunday when he took a helmet-to-helmet hit from linebacker DEION JONES in the fourth quarter of a 48-33 loss to the Atlanta Falcons.

by | October 12, 2016 | 04:14

A slightly miffed Mike Sullivan said some defensive players are afraid to face Beckham one-on-one. After the game, Beckham, who was limited to three catches for a career-low 23 yards, complained that he has been targeted by the league's officials, drawing flags and fines for nearly anything he does.

by | October 11, 2016 | 07:23

Buster Posey understands the Giants' predicament. The Cubs need to keep Soler involved if they want him to be a sharp, unsafe pinch-hitter in October. And maybe with Whitey Ford and the Yankees prior to that. I feel really good about these guys, the talks with everyone. Bumgarner dazzled with a four-hitter last Wednesday in NY as the Giants eliminated the reigning NL champion Mets in the wild-card game .

by | October 11, 2016 | 07:19

Boston (93-68) now trails ALDS opponent Cleveland by a 1/2 game after the Indians bested the Kansas City Royals 6-3 on Saturday. Josh Donaldson came in on the ball but his throw went past first baseman Justin Smoak; the ball got trapped under the tarp down the right-field line and time was called.

by | October 11, 2016 | 07:21

He completed over 75% of his passes, throwing for over 200 yards and two touchdowns. The Lions also exploited holes in the Eagles' pass coverage with screens and wide open slants, which were available all game-long and were big for the offense in key spots throughout Sunday's win.

by | October 11, 2016 | 07:15

With five races remaining, Rosberg holds a 23-point lead over Hamilton, who is seeking a third straight victory in Japan. 'I have no doubt it will be an intense fight to the end and it is far from over. But for Rosberg, who led from the start, the result capped a ideal weekend, in which he had won all three practice sessions as well as his 30 pole position on Saturday.

by | October 10, 2016 | 02:13

Now take the next couple years off. Members of Team USA were understandably delighted with their first Ryder Cup victory since 2008, having suffered a heartbreaking final-day defeat in its last contest on home soil that became known as the "Miracle at Medinah".

by | October 10, 2016 | 01:58

Minnesota has retooled its offense after losing quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and running back Adrian Peterson to injuries, but an outstanding defense continues to carry the team. Brock Osweiler is a danz . Now it's time for him to turn those words into results. That is a very high sack total for any team, but the Vikings are capable of making it happen.

by | October 09, 2016 | 14:31

We will remember what it was like as one scoreless inning piled on top of another, and we saw baseball at its very best, where every pitch and moment is the one on which not just the night can turn, but the season. In a scoreless game, Collins let set-up man Addison Reed pitch himself out of trouble in the eight inning. Gillaspie , starting at third base for injured All-Star Eduardo Nunez and playing his first postseason game, drove a 96 miles per hour pitch to right field and pumped ...