Very rarely is a reigning major champion benched for the opening session of a Ryder Cup, but Masters victor Danny Willett found himself in exactly that position at Hazeltine National on Thursday. "We didn't win the Ryder Cup". McIlroy is primed to bring that fighting spirit to the team effort this week, but first came his perspective on the Ryder Cup.
The San Francisco 49ers are not considering a quarterback change, head coach Chip Kelly again said . His leadership and playmaking replaced that void left by Orlando Scandrick, who missed the game with a double-hamstring injury for the second straight time this season.
Wing-back is not a role Moses has been accustomed to playing in his career but Conte added: "Yes, but if he plays in this way it's fantastic". David Luiz, Gary Cahill and César Azpilicueta played in a back three that were rarely troubled against a tame Hull attack and Conte was pleased the new formation proved effective after disappointing results against Liverpool and Arsenal.
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.