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49ers' Marquise Goodwin explains why he was emotional after touchdown vs Giants

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Despite the heartbreaking loss, Goodwin took the field Sunday afternoon and helped his team beat the New York Giants . Marquise Goodwin played with a lot of heart on Sunday. "The pain (physically, mentally & emotionally) that she has endured is unbelievable". Goodwin shared the news in an emotional Instagram post, along with a photo of his baby's small hand resting on his father's finger. Read More »

Misfiring Italy fail to reach World Cup as Sweden go through

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Despite 64 per cent possession and ten shots on goal in the first leg, Italy failed to score away from home and things didn't improve when they returned to the San Siro . "I leave a squad of talent that will have their say, including Gigi Donnarumma and Mattia Perin". "Hopefully this year we can play better and win with the national team and Juventus". Read More »

Switzerland seals World Cup spot

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This will be Switzerland's 11th qualification to the FIFA World Cup after making their debut at the second edition in Italy in 1934. So to have got this far, to the brink of the World Cup , must be a great source of pride for these players, staff and fans, although of course there were plenty of tears at the final whistle. Read More »

Crystal Palace Not Interested In Jack Wilshere - Roy Hodgson

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Wilshere has played only sparingly for Arsenal after recovering from an injury that cut short his loan spell at Bournemouth last season. For the Gunners, he has played one hundred and sixty-five times in all competitions, scoring twelve goals though he has made just two Premier League starts so far this season. Read More »

IPO gains lift SBI net manifold to `1840 cr

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Shares of SBI jumped 6.20 per cent to settle at Rs 333.20 on the BSE on Friday. Slippages were under control, as gross non-performing assets (GNPA) declined sequentially from Rs 188,068 crore to Rs 186,115 crore at the end of Q2FY18. "We will hopefully recover more and bring down retail NPAs to Rs 50,000-51,000 crore". SBI mopped up about Rs 8,400 crore by diluting its stake in SBI Life Insurance through initial public offer during the September quarter. Read More »

Olympics: Aly Raisman claims sexual abuse by Team USA doctor

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She is, so far, the highest-profile gymnast to come forward with allegations. She said that she was first treated by Nassar when she was 15 years old. "Whether or not he did it to a gymnast, they still knew him". Dr. Nassar accepted a plea deal in July that would have him serve a combined sentence of 22-27 years for possession of child pornography, rather than charge him with sexual assault - a widely criticized move prosecutors justified by saying that numerous allegations they heard ... Read More »

Owners voted unanimously to extend Goodell's contract in May

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Jones has hired lawyer David Boies, now under scrutiny for helping Harvey Weinstein amidst his sexual harassment scandal, according to the New York Times . Elliott has continued to play while the issue works its way through the courts, but Jones still seems to have turned on Goodell over the suspension. Read More »

Samford teams score high in NCAA's GSR Report

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Western Kentucky had three teams post flawless scores and all Hilltopper and Lady Topper sport programs scored well above the Federal Graduation Rate in the NCAA's most recent release of the Graduation Success Rate Report. Analysis of the 2011-12 class suggests that Purdue's GSR will improve to the department goal of 85 percent in the spring of 2018. The Razorbacks' two most profitable sports, football and men's basketball, recorded their highest scores in the GSR. Read More »

Patriots claim veteran TE Martellus Bennett off waivers

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Bennett has recently dealt with a shoulder injury that has kept him out of games. Martellus Bennett is headed back to New England. Things didn't work out exactly as expected but rejoining the Patriots puts him squarely back in the top 12 tight end conversation. Read More »

"Obviously he must have wanted to join Barcelona" -Suarez

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Barcelona made several attempts to land him in August, with bids in the region of £100 million made, but they were knocked back. Jurgen Klopp reportedly has a strained relationship with Coutinho and it remains unclear how the German will be affected should the Merseysiders reluctantly agree to sell their talisman. Read More »

Gordon and Hosmer both win another Gold Glove

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Heyward, 28, has batted only.243 with 65 extra base hits during the first two seasons of an eight-year, $184 million contract that includes a full no-trade clause through 2018. "This is a special moment", Buxton said. Barnhart , who made only one error in 110 games this season, became the first Reds catcher to win the award since Hall of Famer Johnny Bench . Read More »

Manus Island: Australian opposition flips, urges govt to accept NZ's offer

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Meanwhile, the situation on the remote Manus island in Papua New Guinea , or PNG, is growing more serious with around 600 refugees barricading themselves inside the camp, defying efforts by Australia and PNG to shut it. The last food distribution was on Sunday, he said. "At the moment hundreds of naked men are lying around me", wrote Boochani. "That is an offer that does remain on the table, so whilst it has not been taken up immediately, the prime minister thanked New Zealand for ... Read More »

Rams Rout Giants 51-17 on Goff 4 TDs

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That was quickly followed by Watkins and Jared Goff connecting for a 67-yard touchdown. Watkins' longest reception of the season gave the Rams a 24-7 lead. The contest was a classic tale of two teams headed in opposite directions, as the revamped Rams won their fifth game in their last six, and are off to their best start since 2011 at 6-2. Read More »

Bradley Beal, John Wall confident of Wizards' status among top in East

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Speaking with the media postgame, Wall said that he "shouldn't have been out there" playing with the injury, but that he chose to play on. "That's what we tend to do sometimes". Wall said the Wizards have the Cavs' respect and that they gave them "the best matchup". "We have been having great spurts where we lock down and play great defense", DeRozan said. Read More »

Hindu terror remark: varansi lawyer files defamation case aginst Kamal Hassan

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Earlier on Friday, a defamation case was filed against Haasan in a court in Varanasi for his "Hindu terror" comment. Kamal's latest theory on Hindu extremism is another attempt by the actor to move farther away from the BJP . The court of additional CJM-VI ordered to admit the case as a plaint, and asked the complainant, Kamlesh Chandra Tripathi, to get his statement recorded on November 22. Read More »

State appeals Oscar Pistorius jail sentence

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Pistorius was sentenced to six years' imprisonment for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013. On September 18, National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Luvuyo Mfaku confirmed the date for the hearing. Legal analysts say, however, it is more hard to get the court to change a sentence. Roux said Masipa had addressed the misperception that Pistorius deliberately killed Steenkamp. Read More »

Zeke will play Sunday; stay granted by appeals court

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The NFL has made clear that Elliott's suspension would carry over into the postseason should the Cowboys qualify. The Associated Press reported attorneys for the National Football League argued Thursday that Elliott's appeal " has no likelihood of success " and that the 2nd U.S. Read More »

Arsenal's Santi Cazorla could have lost foot after serious infection

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Santi Cazorla has opened up about the extent of his long lay-off from football, revealing how an ankle injury he sustained in 2013 nearly led to his leg being amputated. "There was eight centimetres of it missing". The player had also picked up a serious blood infection that, had it not been treated, could have resulted in the loss of his foot. Read More »

Digiorno Trolls Papa John's For Crying About NFL Anthem Protests Hurting Sales

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Papa John's , which held that unique title, lost too much money as a result of player protests during the national anthem. "More importantly, by not resolving the current debacle to the players' and owners' satisfaction". The NFL has declined to comment. "We're not seeing any impact from any of that on our business", the company said during an earnings conference call Thursday. Read More »

Swansea Boss, Clement: I Didn't Influence Abraham To Pick England Over Nigeria

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Tammy Abraham , Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Joe Gomez have all been called into the England squad for the first for the friendly games against Germany and Brazil. The 20-year-old has scored four Premier League goals for Swansea this season and could become the second player from the Welsh club after Jonjo Shelvey to be capped by England. Read More »

Gary Lineker reacts as six Tottenham players named in England side

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Then maybe they don't want to go through what happened in the summer as they want to have a new approach and look at it in a different, more positive way. [He has a] Great personality, really good feedback from Aidy at U21s. 'He's ready, ' said Gunners manager Wenger when asked about a potential recall for the 25-year-old. Read More »

Patriots sign Hoyer as Brady's backup after Garoppolo trade

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The Patriots signed former 49ers quarterback Brian Hoyer on Wednesday to fill the role, a day after Hoyer was released by San Francisco following its acquisition of Jimmy Garoppolo in a trade with New England. New England fans, known for their measured perspective on sports, took the news well. Hoyer, who is thought to have signed a three-year deal, was cut by the 49ers when they acquired Garoppolo on Monday in exchange for a second-round 2018 draft pick. Read More »

Papa John's blames kneeling National Football League players on slumping sales

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Schnatter's criticism stems from the NFL's decision to allow players to protest on the field during the playing of the national anthem before games. "The NFL has been a long and valued partner over the years". "The controversy is polarizing the customer, polarizing the country", Schnatter said. Papa John's still expects sales to increase by 1.5% in North America this year, but that's down from its previous estimates. Read More »