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Smoke means fire in Anaheim Smoke means fire in Anaheim
- October 11, 2017

The Canyon Fire 2 comes not long after another brush fire burned about 2,600 acres at the Anaheim-Corona border in late September . A wildfire that scorched thousands of acres in Anaheim Hills cast an eerie orange glow in the skies over the Happiest Place on Earth Monday. (more...)
Seahawks Beat Rams 16-10, Take First Place Seahawks Beat Rams 16-10, Take First Place
- October 10, 2017

Many saw this game as the changing of the guard in the division. This year, the Los Angeles Rams look like a potential playoff team. - PFF also gave some blame for the running game troubles to Rawls and Lacy, writing: "Eddie Lacy and Thomas Rawls combined to average 1.47 yards after contact , a far cry from the 2.61 yards after contact Chris Carson averaged for the first four weeks of the season". (more...)
NFL Week Five Match Up: Titans at Dolphins
- October 09, 2017

Folk missed three field goals, two of them in the fourth quarter during a 19-14 loss to New England on Thursday. Jay Ajayi is clearly the Dolphins' bell cow, but if the team would like to keep him relatively healthy this season, it's imperative that the likes of Kenyan Drake and Damien Williams get involved. (more...)
VICTORY IN THE SWAMP! Defense Keys Huge Win, 17-16 VICTORY IN THE SWAMP! Defense Keys Huge Win, 17-16
- October 09, 2017

This week has been tumultuous to say the least around the LSU program, with players-only meetings, and under-fire Athletic Director Joe Alleva holding a skull session with Orgeron and both coordinators. That trio accounted for 105 of LSU's 216 rushing yards, while Derrius Guice and Darrell Williams pounded and grinded for a combined 85 on traditional plays. (more...)
Scotland manager Strachan credits 'footballing gods' for late victory Scotland manager Strachan credits 'footballing gods' for late victory
- October 08, 2017

Irish fans were watching intently, knowing that a Scotland win was exactly what we needed, as should they fail to win in their final game against Slovenia, Ireland can secure a playoff place with two wins agains Moldova and Wales. Both were denied by the crossbar. Dubravka came to his team's rescue again after 36 minutes when James Forrest played a ideal pass in to Griffiths and the striker cut inside before sending an effort towards goal that the keeper pushed around his post. (more...)
Joe Girardi says he 'screwed up' by not challenging HBP call Joe Girardi says he 'screwed up' by not challenging HBP call
- October 08, 2017

That's when a showdown between Justin Verlander and Corey Kluber is likely in Game 1 of the AL Championship Series in Cleveland . Yankees starter CC Sabathia pitches against the Cleveland Indians during Game 2 of the AL Division Series on October 6, 2017 in Cleveland , Ohio. (more...)
Nadal cruises into China Open finals Nadal cruises into China Open finals
- October 08, 2017

Open". I am in the final. Both players held serve in the third set until the 11th game, when Nadal, who recently won Laver Cup with Team Europe, managed to break Pouille's serve for the first and only time in the match. The Spaniard leads Dimitrov 8-1 in their FedEx ATP Head2Head series. "I think I was playing great", Nadal said. "My dream is true now, in that moment you can not believe 100 percent that it's happening, so I was in tears a little bit", she said. (more...)
India beat Australia by 9 wickets in rain-curtailed 1st T20 match India beat Australia by 9 wickets in rain-curtailed 1st T20 match
- October 08, 2017

Shikhar Dhawan (15) and Virat Kohli (22) remained unbeaten. A combined effort from Indian bowlers saw them restrict Australia to 118 for eight and later chased down the revised target of 48 runs from six overs in the rain hit first Twenty20 global in Ranchi . (more...)
Southgate calls for England support Southgate calls for England support
- October 08, 2017

RYAN BERTRAND: Got forward plenty and managed to receive the ball in good positions but never capitalised and was caught out on the left side when the opposition countered. "There are some other top countries around the world struggling to qualify". Dull, flat and uneventful all aptly describe a Group F encounter that may secure World Cup qualification but leaves just as many questions as answers - an all too common theme in recent matches. (more...)
Germany, England Qualify For 2018 FIFA World Cup Germany, England Qualify For 2018 FIFA World Cup
- October 07, 2017

Harry Kane is embraced by Gareth Southgate after England's late win. The 23-year-old now has 17 caps for the Germany national team. "What the team have been through over 18 months and as a young team what they're having to deal with in terms of expectation and criticism of their performances, it's tough for them", Southgate said . (more...)
Catalan La Liga clubs to join region-wide strike Catalan La Liga clubs to join region-wide strike
- October 07, 2017

Speaking to reporters, he called for "mediation", "which means there must be the presence of a third party, which must be global to be efficient". Votes are counted at a school assigned to be a referendum polling station by the Catalan government in Girona, Spain , Sunday evening, October 1, 2017 . (more...)
Red Sox vs. Astros ALDS Preview Red Sox vs. Astros ALDS Preview
- October 07, 2017

Altuve is just one incredible player, and after today's performance, how can he not be considered the leader for the MVP of the American League? Sale collapsed in his first career postseason game following 180 regular-season starts, losing 8-2 to the Astros and Justin Verlander on Thursday in Game 1 of the ALDS. (more...)
Woman expecting yoga mat delivery gets $400K worth of oxycodone instead Woman expecting yoga mat delivery gets $400K worth of oxycodone instead
- October 06, 2017

A SC woman who thought she was unboxing the yoga mat she had ordered from Walmart found something much more nefarious - $400,000 in oxycodone pills, according to WSOC . The post office knew she had moved and thought they would do her a favor by delivering it to her new address. The pills have been taken into evidence by authorities, who will try to trace the package to find out who sent it, who was meant to receive it, and where the drugs would have ended up. (more...)
LA Chargers Hope To End Losing Streak As They Face Philadelphia Eagles LA Chargers Hope To End Losing Streak As They Face Philadelphia Eagles
- October 05, 2017

More importantly, he likes the way they are learning to finish football games. Like many of their games in the past two seasons, the result wasn't determined until the final seconds. It could be that Los Angeles simply boasts far too many distractions. Philip Rivers would show off his arm on the next possession when he found Tyrell Williams for a 75-yard touchdown to trim the Eagles lead to 13-7. (more...)
Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees in AL Wild Card Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees in AL Wild Card
- October 04, 2017

NY counters with Luis Severino , who is 14-6 with a 2.98 ERA . Well, in a way only the Yankees really could, those youngsters took over NY as Aaron Judge pieced together one of the greatest rookie seasons in Major League Baseball history, launching 52 home runs and becoming a folk hero in a matter of seven months. (more...)
Sturridge not the same since Suarez left Liverpool, claims Carragher Sturridge not the same since Suarez left Liverpool, claims Carragher
- October 03, 2017

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher believes Daniel Sturridge has not been the same player for Liverpool since Luis Suarez left the club in 2014. "It just sums Liverpool up defensively". Wins over Palace and Leicester City were narrow, while they have also drawn at home to Burnley and away to Watford after conceding sloppy goals. (more...)
'We Will Have the Votes' for Healthcare Reform 'We Will Have the Votes' for Healthcare Reform
- October 03, 2017

The Senate majority leader has bristled at the president's call to nuke the filibuster, and Trump has repeatedly expressed his dissastisfaction with the GOP's inability to pass health care legislation. "Trump voter Jordan Jacquay similarly noted that "'repeal and replace' was more of a slogan than a plan", as evidenced by the fact that the Republican Party had no concrete replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act ready to go despite vowing to repeal it for the past seven years. (more...)
How to Watch Barcelona vs. Las Palmas How to Watch Barcelona vs. Las Palmas
- October 03, 2017

Pep Guardiola has expressed his disappointment that Barcelona were made to play Las Palmas behind closed doors on Sunday, amidst an emotionally charged referendum on Catalan independence. The match was played out in an echo-filled, empty stadium, filled with only the players on the field , the substitutes, team employees, and a few members of the press . (more...)
Trump's Bigotry Reaches a New Level and the NFL Takes a Knee Trump's Bigotry Reaches a New Level and the NFL Takes a Knee
- October 03, 2017

Last month, Trump spoke at a political rally in Alabama and called on NFL owners to fire players who protest during the national anthem. Many players even locked arms with each other as a show of support for the statement their friends and colleagues were making, according to the Associated Press . (more...)
Macklemore to donate proceeds from Same Love to marriage equality campaign Macklemore to donate proceeds from Same Love to marriage equality campaign
- October 03, 2017

The criticism has been led by former prime minister, Tony Abbott, and Liberal senator, Eric Abetz. Conservative politicians and pundits are outraged that Macklemore plans to sing his pro-marriage equality anthem, Save Love , at Sunday's event. (more...)