The bumper TV ratings for Saturday's grand final highlight why the AFL is pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into the two northern expansion teams. But a long-range goal to Boyd after Sydney star Lance "Buddy" Franklin was stripped of the ball in the centre square by Bulldogs veteran Dale Morris capped the performance and a subsequent goal by Liam Picken sealed the result, sending the Bulldogs faithful wild.
But Georgia appeared to win the game on Jacob Eason's 47-yard touchdown pass to fellow freshman Riley Ridley with 10 seconds left. The remarkable play sent most of the crowd of 92,746 at Sanford Stadium in Athens home in shock, this after the Bulldogs fans had been sent into hysterics when their team scored on a long, late pass of its own.
Chicago (0-3) was without regular starting quarterback Jay Cutler , who injured his right thumb in a loss to the Philadelphia Eagles last Monday night, and he was missed. Bryant appeared to injure his right ankle when he was tackled awkwardly after the first-quarter catch against the Bears. An MRI was planned this week.
The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) clarified on Friday that the US CDC advisory for travelers is applicable only for pregnant women travelers who are US citizens and not for the Filipinos. The CDC says it's not clear how big the risk actually is. "Some travelers to areas with Zika will become infected while traveling but will not become sick until they return home and they might not have any symptoms".
Their next goal will be to put the number-one ranking beyond the reach arch-rivals Pakistan which is confident after historic performance against England, and this will only be possible if they win or draw the third and final Test at Indore.
It's not easy to recover one goal, imagine two, imagine three", Guardiola told a news conference. City found themselves a goal behind after just three minutes when Moussa Dembele edged the ball home from close range via his chest - though TV replays suggested the goal was offside - as the hosts raced out of the blocks.