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Sports Watt has back surgery, expected to miss rest of season
Author: 0 Watt has back surgery, expected to miss rest of season

Watt's 2016 season is over. J.J. Watt, who re-injured a disk on his back that he had surgery on last summer, has reportedly had another surgery that will sideline him for the remainder of the National Football League season. To help replace Watt - as if that were possible - the Texans signed Antonio Smith. And there are very few good things you can say about having to play without Watt who's started and played in 83 straight games, but there is one thing.

Sports Swans lose star for grand final
Author: 0 Swans lose star for grand final

Co-captain Jarrad McVeigh (calf) and Rising Star Callum Mills (hamstring) completed what was required of them at Wednesday's session. "You are not sure if you are going to get that chance again to get back out there and, fortunately for us, we do", he said.

Sports Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp clears the air with defender Mamadou Sakho
Author: 0 Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp clears the air with defender Mamadou Sakho

The fact the Liverpool goalkeeper was excited to get home from training and play his new copy of Federation Internationale de Football Association 17 isn't all that weird... The Liverpool side that Swansea face this weekend will be nearly unrecognisable from that which put up such feeble resistance in May. They have different options with their style of play.

Sports Monday nightmare a reminder of Bears' reality — THE MORNING AFTER
Author: 0 Monday nightmare a reminder of Bears' reality — THE MORNING AFTER

If Jay's ready to do it, fine. Lamarr Houston could be sideline with what John Fox calls a "substantial" knee injury. They are 0-2 in their second season under Fox after finishing last in the NFC North a year ago, and the last thing they need is to have to get by without their quarterback.

Sports Watford got bullied all over the pitch - Deeney
Author: 0 Watford got bullied all over the pitch - Deeney

Watford , meanwhile, were a shadow of the side that defeated Manchester United last week, and spent most of the first half chasing the game. This was promoted Burnley's second win of the season after their shock victory over Liverpool. They were passengers in the first period, allowing Burnley's industrious midfield to over-run them. He was a rock at the back that kept Watford strikers Troy Deeney and Odion Ighalo quiet and a goal at the other end helped Burnley to what could be ...

Sports LeBron supports Kaepernick but will stand during anthem
Author: 0 LeBron supports Kaepernick but will stand during anthem

You could have set your watch to it that the game's biggest star and defending champ, LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers, would be immediately grilled on the NFL's Colin Kaepernick's protest of the national anthem - and whether he would duplicate the much maligned quarterback.

Sports Jets add Seferian-Jenkins after DUI arrest, release by Bucs
Author: 0 Jets add Seferian-Jenkins after DUI arrest, release by Bucs

Seferian-Jenkins still faces potential National Football League discipline for his arrest. Friday's DUI arrest was the second for Seferian-Jenkins, who was also cited for DUI in 2013 while at Washington. While not exactly a role model, Seferian-Jenkins does off the Jets something they have been missing for a while: a pass-catching tight end. Seferian-Jenkins, 23, would join a super-sized Jets' receiving corps with 6-foot-5 Brandon Marshall and 6-4 Eric Decker .

Sports NFL Week 3 Predictions: San Diego Chargers vs. Indianapolis Colts 9/25/16
Author: 0 NFL Week 3 Predictions: San Diego Chargers vs. Indianapolis Colts 9/25/16

On both field goals and punts he gives Drew Kaser a ideal feed almost every time and there's something to be said for that. Rivers could see the Colts' secondary with its healthiest bunch of the season, by a wide margin. Rivers, 34, still throws with the type of accuracy and timing to make any receiver look good. While the Chargers will take their lumps offensively, the Colts will continue to find their footing with a mind-bogglingly depleted defensive unit that will be without two of ...

Author: 0 Giants WR Beckham fined $36000 for block

His first unsportsmanlike flag was in the first quarter. Su'a Cravens ended the Giants' final drive with an interception in NY territory. But the first time Giants quarterback Eli Manning targeted Beckham, the Redskins' corner almost made a diving interception.

Author: 0 Paralympics closing ceremony a mix of celebration and sadness

Among the first performers is Jonathan Bastos, a Brazilian who was born without arms but has became an accomplished musician, playing instruments with his feet. Part of that success, however, was due to many tickets being sold for as little as $3 (RM12.42) - or given away to school children in an global fill-the-seats campaign.

Author: 0 Pac-12 Predictions for the Start of Full Conference Play

USC would need to go 9-1 to equal Michigan's 10-3 record last season. But it was more than just a loss as USC won the tie-breaker between both schools after the finished in a tie for first in the Pac-12 South Division. Utah QB Troy Williams hasn't exactly been all that convincing under center so far this season. Utah attempted to control the game on the ground early against the No.

Sports Levy on fire at European Open
Author: 0 Levy on fire at European Open

Wiesberger had looked the biggest threat to Levy when he followed a front nine of 33 with an eagle on the 10th and birdie on the 11th, but found water with his approach to the 12th and came up 30 yards short of the green on the 14th to bogey both holes.

Sports Judge: Some St. Louis seat-license holders have rights in LA
Author: 0 Judge: Some St. Louis seat-license holders have rights in LA

Louis region and the St. Louis Rams fan base", said Bruning. Three different groups sued the Rams on behalf of more than 45,000 people who bought PSLs before the club moved back to Los Angeles. Fortunately, in a bit of a shocking turnaround, the Rams completely shut down the Seattle Seahawks in Week 2, winning 9-3 and getting one in the win column.

Sports Cesc Fabregas: I have point to prove to Chelsea boss Antonio Conte
Author: 0 Cesc Fabregas: I have point to prove to Chelsea boss Antonio Conte

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. "There is the possibility that he can start tomorrow (Saturday) but I still have one more day to decide my lineup". Fabregas scored twice in extra time to complete Chelsea's comeback and seal a 4-2 win after they had been two goals down inside 35 minutes. "I think the first key in the game was when we conceded the goal on the last corner [in the first half]", he said.

Sports Ranieri: Two key moments caused Leicester's defeat to Chelsea in EFL Cup
Author: 0 Ranieri: Two key moments caused Leicester's defeat to Chelsea in EFL Cup

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. The Gunners are without a win in their last nine league games against Chelsea and, amazingly, have failed to score in their last six league games against them. We started very well, put them under pressure and we were in control of the match. "It is a big game between two big rivals and it is important to play a good game".

Author: 0 Northampton Town vs Manchester United: line-ups

Before United's win against Northampton, the team had lost their previous three matches to Manchester City , Feyenoord and Watford. Meanwhile, the United boss has blamed Louis van Gaal for his side's current losing streak. Nonetheless, it wouldn't be long before they took the lead through a blunder from Smith. He also called on the club's fans to rally around the team for their next Premier League game.

Sports Tyson Fury-Wladimir Klitschko rematch postponed yet again after champion withdraws
Author: 0 Tyson Fury-Wladimir Klitschko rematch postponed yet again after champion withdraws

One attempt at a rematch has already been abandoned because of an ankle injury sustained by Fury and it is now understood the fight will be called off for a second time. Tyson is understandably devastated by the development . The 28-year-old was stripped of his IBF belt shortly after his win over Klitschko, as he refused to face mandatory opponent Vyacheslav Glazkov and instead chose to focus on a rematch with the former champ.

Author: 0 Yanks beat Rays, 5-1, to stretch win streak to seven

Ellsbury picked on a familiar victim when he lined his eighth home run, a shot into the right-center field seats. "For me, it was the balance on my right foot when I get into the pitching motion, when I'm lifting my left leg - how I'm balanced on my right foot".

Sports Florida DB Quincy Wilson guarantees win over Vols
Author: 0 Florida DB Quincy Wilson guarantees win over Vols

However, Dickey attended Florida and played for the Gators. "This is probably the best defense we faced since I have been here", Tennessee coach Butch Jones said. 2015: An end to the streak never seemed more certain than last season when the Vols led 27-14 midway through the fourth quarter. "The Gators are unproven at the wide receiver position beyond Callaway, who may be the best perimeter player in the SEC".

Sports India's Border Force Refutes Reports of Pakistani Troop Mobilization
Author: 0 India's Border Force Refutes Reports of Pakistani Troop Mobilization

Earlier, they had investigated an attack on a Border Security Force convoy at Udhampur in Jammu a year ago, which led to the arrest and dismantling of the Lashkar-e-Toiba network in south Kashmir. Akbar on Thursday also expressed surprise over PM Nawaz Sharif's reference to Burhan Wani as a "young leader" during his UNGA address a day earlier. This they allegedly did out of fear of surgical strikes by India following the Uri attack, not only in the northern sector in Jammu and Kashmir, but ...

Sports Season appears over for PJ Williams, Saint goes to injured reserve
Author: 0 Season appears over for PJ Williams, Saint goes to injured reserve

It's been a while since the guys pitched a shutout like that. After setting up the game-winning field goal in a 16-13 victory over the Saints , Victor Cruz is up for "Castrol Edge Clutch Performer of the Week", while Sterling Shepard is a nominee for "Pepsi Rookie of the Week" for the second time in as many games.

Sports Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncos
Author: 0 Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncos

One reason the Panthers were confident was the fact that Peyton Manning was not starting under center for the Broncos, and instead rookie Trevor Siemian was going to be starting at QB. While acknowledging that the officials have a very hard job, Rivera put the onus on the league office, saying that if the NFL decides retroactively that a hit was egregious, players need to be suspended and fined - at least, if the NFL really wants to protect its players.

Sports Pako Ayestaran sacked as Valencia manager
Author: 0 Pako Ayestaran sacked as Valencia manager

Ayestaran joined Valencia in the middle of last season as an assistant and was promoted to head coach after the firing of Neville. Former Valencia captain David Albelda has hit out at the club's owner Peter Lim, who he believes is behind the sacking of Pako Ayestaran.

Author: 0 Rio judge seizes assets of official Olympic broadcaster

International Paralympic Committee president Sir Philip Craven called it an "absolutely tragic day for the Paralympic movement and also the Games here in Rio". As Craven declared the Games over - with Tokyo now taking up the baton for 2020 - he said Brazil had passed a hard test. President Michel Temer, who had just taken power after his rival Dilma Rousseff was thrown out of office in an impeachment vote, was loudly booed by the crowd at both at the Olympic and Paralympic opening ceremonies.

Author: 0 PGA Tour boss rues lack of expansion outside US

Schmeichel is a big fan of the Ryder Cup and is relishing the football-like atmosphere at Hazeltine, which he feels make the biannual event "like no other". However, only the top five in the standings control their own fate - if one of them wins, he will guarantee himself the biggest single payday in professional golf.

Author: 0 Moments in Brad and Angelina's Hollywood romance

She does not want Pitt to have joint physical custody, only joint legal custody - the difference being only one parent has both physical and legal custody of the child: in this case, Jolie . Though together for 12 years, Pitt and Jolie only Wednesday in August 2014 . Jolie walked the aisle with her eldest sons, the then 13-year-old Maddox and 10-year-old Pax.

Author: 0 Defending Champ Novak Djokovic Reaches His Seventh US Open Final

Open mixed doubles championship in their first tournament together, beating the American duo of Rajeev Ram and CoCo Vandeweghe 6-4, 6-4 in the final Friday. A brief wobble from the Serb gave Monfils hope but when Djokovic wrapped up the opener there only looked like being one victor but Monfils somehow conjured up the third set from 2-0 down by winning six of seven games - Djokovic's first dropped set since the opening round.

Author: 0 Prince Honored During Minnesota Vikings Halftime Show, Included in Emmy 'In Memoriam'

In the receiving end, Greg Olsen posted 122 yards and a touchdown in five catches while Kyle Benjamin added 108 yards and two touchdowns in seven receptions. The Minnesota Vikings have already lost their starting quarterback for the entire 2016 National Football League season, and now the team waits to hear news on their star running back.

Sports Watford condemn Manchester United to third consecutive defeat
Author: 0 Watford condemn Manchester United to third consecutive defeat

Watford moved up to ninth place, level on points with Crystal Palace, who enjoyed a breezy 4-1 win over bottom club Stoke City. United's latest setback follows a 2-1 home defeat by Guardiola's City in the Manchester derby and a 1-0 loss at Feyenoord in their first Europa League group stage game.

Author: 0 Serena Williams Looses At US Open And Looses Number 1 Ranking

But for some time, let her celebrated for beating the world No. seeded Serena Williams. Serena said she had "talked a little bit" with Venus about Pliskova's game but added she received little in the way of advice. "When you're hampered you're thinking of other things", she said. "I'm not going to sit here and make an excuse". "I don't talk about that whatsoever".

Sports Kansas City Chiefs at Houston Texans Preview; Week 2 Picks
Author: 0 Kansas City Chiefs at Houston Texans Preview; Week 2 Picks

They were able to last week against the Chargers because of one glorious quarter. New quarterback Brock Osweiler did throw two interceptions but the Chiefs had more trouble taking care of the ball, with Houston's defense setting a franchise record by recovering three fumbles in the first half.

Sports Formula One: Rosberg pays tribute to his Mercedes engineers
Author: 0 Formula One: Rosberg pays tribute to his Mercedes engineers

Kimi Raikkonen had a fantastic race, but could not manage to pass Hamilton and finished off the podium in fourth, while Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel , who started the race in last, made a heroic effort to take fifth. "It's been an awesome weekend", said Rosberg, as he celebrated victory in what was his 200th race. Fernando Alonso secured seventh for McLaren ahead of Sergio Perez of Force India, who also made a dramatic comeback after starting 18th on the grid.

Author: 0 Robby Gordon 'This Is Devastating' ... 'The Truth Will Come Out'

Fred Lopez. Police have not released their identities or details about their relationship. About the same time, a Gordon family member asked a neighbor to check on Bob and Sharon, according to police and media reports. It's not easy to look at Gordon's pain, but at least somewhat comforting to hear that it sounds like the communities to which he belongs are stepping up to support his family.

Sports Bills concerns mount after getting off to 0-2 start
Author: 0 Bills concerns mount after getting off to 0-2 start

He passed for 374 yards and committed none of the costly errors that doomed him in the past to extract a measure of revenge against his former team. Smith played 19 seasons in the National Football League, 15 of those with the Bills, and is the NFL's career sack leader with 200 and had 171 with Buffalo .

Sports Safety Concerns After Newton's Helmet-to-Helmet Hits in Denver
Author: 0 Safety Concerns After Newton's Helmet-to-Helmet Hits in Denver

Here's a big, physical basketball player and he goes to set a pick and a guy falls down and they call a foul on him. "Then when he goes to shoot a layup and gets hacked and hammered, they don't call it". So from that standpoint, the protocol was followed. Newton was tested four times for a concussion - after the game in the locker room, on the bus, on the flight home and Friday morning at the stadium - and all were negative.

Author: 0 Chiefs climb out of 21-point hole

Chiefs have several veteran players who will have to answer questions on Sunday afternoon. Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers sliced and diced the Chiefs defense producing touchdowns on three of four possessions over the first 30 minutes. Smith smashed through that barrier Sunday, guiding the Chiefs to the tying touchdown with 1:03 left in the fourth quarter. Or, as San Diego radio host Darren Smith suggested, Game 17 of the 2015 season.

Author: 0 Djokovic past Monfils to his seventh US Open final

But just before losing the third set, defending champion Djokovic displayed an uncharacteristically hot-headed moment by tearing open his shirt. Djokovic took the first two sets 6-3, 6-2, and went up 2-0 in the third, with Monfils appearing barely interested at times.

Author: 0 Wawrinka wears down Djokovic for 1st US Open title, 3rd Slam

After dropping the opening-set tiebreaker 7-1, the Swiss ratcheted up the pressure on the world number one Serb and broke Djokovic in the fourth game on a backhand victor to claim a 3-1 lead. The No. 5-seeded Day defeated 13th-seeded Viktoria Kuzmova of Slovakia 6-3, 6-2 Sunday. She also won the national 18 championships that earned her a wild card into the Open's main draw, where she advanced past Madison Brengle before losing to No.

Author: 0 Hillary Clinton: Donald Trump Proved He's Not Qualified To Be President

Trump told King he does not think the Russians were intervening in US elections, a concern expressed by some USA officials and by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton . She reiterated that she had made mistakes in relying on a personal email account and private server as secretary of state and in voting for the 2003 invasion of Iraq as a senator.

Author: 0 Wozniacki out of US Open

I was trying to play and focus on this match because Caroline is a great player, always tough to play against. In just a few days, she's certainly made a name for herself, reaching her first Grand Slam final, downing both Serena and Venus Williams on the way.

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