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Catalonia calls for global mediation following 90% vote for independence


In the middle of the afternoon, while silence reigned in Barcelona , disturbed occasionally by the roar of helicopters, the cries of demonstrators and the police sirens, the hospitals of the region dénombraient at least 92 injured. The pro-independence forces received 48% of the vote, but won a narrow majority of the seats, and duly formed a government committed to a second referendum. Read More »

Who was Stephen Paddock? Girlfriend describes gunman as 'kind,' 'quiet man'

Here, instead, there is mystery. "We're very confident there was not another shooter in that room", he said. But they were continuing to investigate "whether anybody else may have known about this incident before he carried it out". "I can tell you that this was a remarkable effort by a fearless and remarkable man", McMahill said. "I wish I did". A note discovered in the hotel room of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock featured hand-written calculations on where he needed to aim to ... Read More »

Basketball Great Connie Hawkins Dies at 75


Hawkins was born in Brooklyn, New York, where he ruled the asphalt playgrounds and tales of his basketball feats spread across the boroughs. NY playground legend and Pro Basketball Hall of Famer Connie Hawkins died Friday at the age of 75. Read More »

MLB Playoff Prediction: The Path to a Historical Rematch


The Arizona Diamondbacks will host the Colorado Rockies in the National League Wild Card Game Wednesday night as Jon Gray (10-4, 3.67 ERA) will take the mound for the visitors against Zack Greinke (17-7, 3.20 ERA). October 29, Washington , World Series, Game 5 - For the second year in a row, the Indians take a three-games-to-one lead into Game 5 and lose on the road. Read More »

UFC 216 Results: Tony Ferguson, Demetrious Johnson Shine In Vegas


Lee was the early aggressor as Ferguson gauged his distance. Lee then follows with a solid 2 punch combination. "I wanted him to come at me, use all that energy and leave himself open for that submisison". A body kick was there for Lee. Working the midsection with his punches, Lee looked to stack Ferguson but was shoved away as Ferguson popped back to his feet. Read More »

Former Champs Ghana Open FIFA U-17 World Cup Campaign In Style

Ghana coach Fabien Samuel stated that he is very much pleased with the preparation ahead of their opening game against Colombia in the Under-17 World Cup. Colombia on the other have had their best finish at number four, twice in the tournament, before. However the Black Starlets have failed to impress in their recent U-17 campaigns. Read More »

Alabama vs. Texas A&M


While the competition has been less than stellar, Alabama has held SEC opponents to just three points, COMBINED. Freshman quarterbacks are now 3-13 against Nick Saban-coached Alabama teams. Eleven times Ole Miss wound up facing third-and-5 or longer situations, and Alabama had three of its five sacks in those situations. Rushing offense - B-: Damien Harris rushed for 124 yards, including runs of 75 and 27 yards, and Jalen Hurts had a nice 38-yard scramble. Read More »

NASCAR moves Sunday's start because of Tropical Storm


Jones thought the track was clear as he'd been given the go-ahead from the NASCAR tower but that wasn't the case. "My dream is to see a NASCAR race and meet Dale Earnhardt Jr .", the boy from Rutherfordton said. Truex Jr., the points leader and a victor of the Playoff opener in Chicago, will start 17th. "I hope to be able to continue to help others and this is a great way to do that". Read More »

3 takeaways from win over Maryland


Visions of last year's 62-3 loss in College Park materialized like a recurring nightmare for Terps fans. Durkin's Terrapins rebounded from a surprising home loss to Central Florida by winning 31-24 at Minnesota last week to open its Big Ten slate as third-string quarterback Max Bortenschlager threw two touchdown passes. Read More »

Colts Unveil Statue of Peyton Manning Outside Lucas Oil Stadium


What is former Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos quarterback doing now, 19 months after retiring from the NFL? So let me offer you this - grants to Indianapolis from the PeyBack Foundation: $13 million. "One of the greatest of them was the chance to coach Peyton Manning ". It is well known that Manning is sensitive about criticism of his younger brother. Read More »

Sister of TE rushes field after TD … during game


Alas, Franklin scored on a 12-yard touchdown to keep the game at a record-tying seven overtimes . Get the app and get the game. Unfortunately for her, the game was NOT over and she was later seen being escorted away in the broadcast. The craziest thing about this game was that it required a last-minute drive by the Bulls to even force overtime. Western eventually won the marathon game 71-68 making it the highest scoring game in NCAA football history. Read More »

Hurricanes stun Seminoles to end seven-game losing streak


However, the FSU defense only allowed 57 total yards on 30 plays for a 1.9 ypp average. FSU special teams have been both great and awful. With just under seven minutes to play, Ricky Aguayo gave Florida State a 13-10 lead by hitting a 38-yard field goal. Read More »

Florida pays tribute to Tom Petty during game against LSU


Video of the tens of thousands of fans belting out the iconic song went viral on social media, many sharing the post saying it should be done every week. After as controversial and insane a week for LSU football since Les Miles was sacked 13 months ago, the Tigers went on the road and pulled out an improbable 17-16 victory at Florida. Read More »

Hendricks pitches Cubs by Nats in Game 1

But they stood here Friday night in the nation's capital looking every bit the powerhouse they were previous year after winning Game 1 of the NLDS vs. The Cubs' Jon Lester (13-8, 4.33) will square off against Gio Gonzalez (15-9, 2.96). "He was the best pitcher I've seen, probably", Rizzo said of Strasburg, who posted ERAs of 1.89 in July, 0.86 in August and 0.38 in September. Read More »

Jolyon Palmer To Leave Renault After Japanese Grand Prix

Sainz has already been signed for 2018, while Daniil Kvyat will return to Toro Rosso alongside Pierre Gasly, after being replaced by the Frenchman earlier this year . "I'm happy that the mechanics could put the auto back together for FP2 - they did an incredible job like they always do, pushing for me and the team". Read More »

Luxembourg suffers massive defeat against Sweden


Luxembourg lost on the road two of four matches of selection - Bulgaria 3: 4 and Holland 0: 5. France remain top of Group A by one point after Blaise Matuidi's early goal proved enough to secure a 1-0 victory away to Bulgaria . The Netherlands managed to hold on to their 3-1 lead and sealed a vital win, but are now faced with a mammoth task of having to beat Sweden by six clear goals to have any chance of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup as runners up of group A. Read More »

Winx demolishes rivals as she brings up 21 straight


Winx is unsurprisingly now a very firm favourite to take home a third straight Cox Plate later this month and has cemented her place in the heart of racing fans everywhere. There's no training manual for a horse like Winx , we've managed to get it right but she makes us get it right, ' Waller said. The mare ran her last 400 in 22.91sec without being pushed out. Read More »

Inside the Game: Wake Forest at No. 2 Clemson


Kendall Joseph had a huge night wrapping up anyone that seemingly got near him. Bryant threw for 200 yards on 21-of-29 passing with an interception and a 28-yard touchdown pass to Deon Cain . "I think everyone's buying in, committing to the grind", Clemson linebacker Dorian O'Daniel said. Wake Forest failed on several key chances to make things closer as normally reliable Mike Weaver (he opened the season 10-of-10 on field goals) missed two against the Tigers. Read More »

Belgium confirm Man Utd striker Lukaku out of Bosnia clash


Jose Mourinho could be without Marouane Fellaini for Saturday's visit to Liverpool and possibly for weeks after the Manchester United midfielder suffered suspected knee ligament damage on worldwide duty with Belgium . The Belgians will need Lukaku to be as fit as possible for the World Cup next year as they attempt to have a deep run in the tournament and do well. The former Everton midfielder missed last week's Champions League win over CSKA Moscow with that knock, but returned to ... Read More »

Joe Girardi on Yankees' Game 2 collapse: 'I screwed up'

The lettering will follow true baseball form: Forwards for a swinging strikeout, backwards for a looking strikeout. But Allen entered and got Aaron Judge to chase a 3-2 curveball in the dirt, the fourth time the Yankees slugger struck out. Read More »

Cyclones pull huge upset over No. 3 Sooners


Making things even more hard for Iowa State was the fact that the Cyclones were without starting QB Jacob Park , who left the team to deal with an unspecified medical issue. The Cyclones fell to the Hawkeyes 44-41 in one overtime. Noland has not thrown a pass since the season opener. Park's backups include redshirt freshman Zeb Noland and redshirt senior Kyle Kempt . Read More »

Germany, England seal 2018 World Cup berths

Harry Kane secured qualification for Gareth Southgate's team in Russian Federation next summer with a late tap-in in a 1-0 win over Slovenia on Thursday night. It was Kane's 14th goal in nine games for club and country, and the 24-year-old's fitness and form are crucial to any hopes England might have of success in the finals in Russian Federation next summer. Read More »

Man United, Barcelona Interested in Signing Mesut Ozil Next Summer


The German became Arsenal's record signing when he arrived from Real Madrid in 2013, but the club and player have been unable to agree on a contract extension during their talks over the past year. The duo worked together at Real Madrid and build up a strong relationship with the United boss writing the player's foreword in his autobiography. Ozil was at his best under Mourinho and the Portuguese manager is a long term admirer of the Arsenal star . Read More »

Argentina empató, Chile ganó y Colombia dejó pasar el tren


La decimoséptima y penúltima fecha de la Eliminatoria sudamericana para el Mundial Rusia 2018 presenta tres partidos en que se juegan puntos vitales: Chile-Ecuador, Colombia-Paraguay y Venezuela-Uruguay. En resúmen, una victoria en Quito el martes ante el ya eliminado Ecuador lo mete al menos en repechaje y con chances de clasificar directo; un empate lo deja al borde de la eliminación a la espera de un milagro; en tanto, una caída no le deja ninguna chance de clasificarse a Rusia 2018 . Read More »

American Morgan Hurd wins all-around title


Smith, who won her first national all-around gymnastics title and was preparing to compete for her first world all-around title on Friday, rolled her ankle injury during the vault warm-ups and was taken for x-rays. The Olympic floor bronze medal victor showed her trademark powerful tumbling on floor, she had to fight to balance landings on two of her tumbles and scored 13.333. Read More »

Brazil face young La Roja in battle of equals


Coach Santi Denia and star player Abel Ruiz made it clear that winning the World Cup was Spain U17 team's main goal, in an interaction with the press ahead of their Federation Internationale de Football Association U17 World Cup opener. While in the opening few minutes the Indian defenders showed good composure in the face of some great attacking play from the United States of America, the second half saw India lose the plot and end up conceding three goals. Read More »

Duncan takes outright lead at Safeway Open as Hadley flirts with 59


I just took advantage of some opportunities. Hoge's hot round came three days after he earned his PGA Tour playing card for the season by climbing into the top 25 of the Tour at that circuit's season finale. South Korean Bae Sang Moon said he "felt like a rookie" after shooting a one-over 73 at the Safeway Open on his return to the PGA Tour after a two-year absence for military service. Read More »

How to Watch the Yankees, Red Sox, Indians and Astros


However, it was the bullpen who allowed the Yankees to take a stronghold on this game. One was that he wanted his team to jump on him early and that is exactly what they did. Judge's homer made him the second Yankee rookie of all time to hit a homerun in his playoff debut and it was the shot that all but sealed the historic franchise's first playoff win since 2012. Read More »

Letters make threats against MSU athletic events

Officials are working with additional law enforcement to figure out where the letters are coming from, and see if there is any validity to the statements. Updated at 2:30 p.m. Stay with The State News for updates. The 110 meeting of the rivalry will be the first night game in the series. Connelly said he does not expect the university to be put on lockdown. Read More »

Georgia LB Natrez Patrick Arrested On Marijuana-Related Charges


Patrick is third on the Bulldogs with 17 tackles this season. Per the report, police smelled the odor of marijuana and asked if there was any cannabis in the vehicle, to which Patrick replied there was not. Carter has missed practice this week due to an undisclosed injury this week. Freshman Monty Rice could also see some added playing time in Patrick's absence. Read More »

Myles Garrett to debut vs. Jets, will be on snap limit


The Browns considered playing Garrett last week before they lost 31-7 to the Cincinnati Bengals but instead chose to give him an extra week to recover. Before you go and change the channel on Sunday, listen to why the game between the Cleveland Browns and New York Jets is one you should tune into during the early slate of Week 5 games. Read More »