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Andrew Luck could be out beyond Week 1? Andrew Luck could be out beyond Week 1?
- September 06, 2017

Brissett, depending on how quickly he picks up offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski's offense, should push Tolzien and Stephen Morris for snaps until Luck returns. "He will be back and he'll have a long and great career with us". Could Brissett really start Week 1? His last practice action was in December of 2016. (more...)
Vuelta a Espana support acts deliver for leading man Chris Froome Vuelta a Espana support acts deliver for leading man Chris Froome
- September 06, 2017

A late surge by Froome over the final meters of the punishing ride over two category one and a final special-category ascent allowed him to increase the gap over Vincenzo Nibali from 55 seconds to 1:01. "I nearly got to go home", explained the Polish suffering during the first week. "They controlled with the correct speed". "It's an awesome feeling to finish off today and still to be the leader of three competitions - the red, the white and the green jersey as well - and to have survived ... (more...)
Australia consider three-pronged spin attack for Bangladesh Australia consider three-pronged spin attack for Bangladesh
- September 04, 2017

Overcoming the home team's spinners is one of Australia's biggest challenges. Lyon removed the first four batsmen - all trapped lbw - and left-arm spinner Ashton Agar got one as a three-pronged Australian spin attack took the battle to the hosts, who are up 1-0 in the two-Test series . (more...)
Greece 1-2 Belgium Greece 1-2 Belgium
- September 04, 2017

It was not about playing good football. Belgium were missing defender Vincent Kompany after he took a knock in the 9-0 win over Gibraltar on Thursday while Eden Hazard started on the bench. Manchester United star Romelu Lukaku was the hero for his country on Sunday night, September 3, as Belgium defeated Greece 2-1 to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
Bojangles' Southern 500 Playbook & Lineups — DFS NASCAR Bojangles' Southern 500 Playbook & Lineups — DFS NASCAR
- September 04, 2017

It's Labor Day weekend, Darlington Raceway and the Southern 500, all celebrated with a throwback weekend as the cars, drivers and even the NBC announcers take a step back in time to pay tribute and honor the roots of NASCAR . "At a place like Darlington, it can get you in trouble". However, Hamlin's dominance for much of the race almost went for naught as a result of the aforementioned pit road mistake. (more...)
NASCAR playoffs: Standings, bubble drivers entering final regular-season race NASCAR playoffs: Standings, bubble drivers entering final regular-season race
- September 04, 2017

Truex grazed the wall on Lap 365, then cut a tire and bounced off the wall again as Hamlin rushed past. A belated congratulations to Jeremy Clements , who won last weekend's XFINITY Series race at Road America. And today, that gives him the lead pit area that he hopes will keep him out front in tight situations. Both stayed out and became the only two cars on the lead lap. (more...)
Texas A&M blowing out UCLA through one half at the Rose Bowl Texas A&M blowing out UCLA through one half at the Rose Bowl
- September 04, 2017

The Aggies lost despite rushing for 382 yards; A&M rushed for 286 yards in the first half. On Sunday, they chose to get the collapse over with in one game , rather than wait until November for their fall from grace. "What was most impressive about Jaelan and Darnay ... was their demeanors", said coach Jim Mora. The Aggies used two freshman quarterbacks, Kellen Mond and Nick Starkel , with Starkel leaving the game in the third quarter with an apparent leg injury. (more...)
The legend of Josh Rosen lives on in Texas A&M win The legend of Josh Rosen lives on in Texas A&M win
- September 04, 2017

The last NCAA team to overcome a 34-point deficit was Michigan State over Northwestern on October 21, 2006, when the Spartans erased a 35-point deficit. Backup Kellen Mond already had played as a sort of change-of-pace guy, but while Mond is considered a dual-threat quarterback, he is better as a runner than passer. (more...)
Muguruza sent packing at US Open Muguruza sent packing at US Open
- September 04, 2017

Kvitova is a two-time Wimbledon champion, but her ability to continue to contend for major titles - or even play at all - had been in doubt after a vicious knife attack during a home invasion in December severely damaged her left hand. I mean, she has a big serve, big server of course. "I think she played very good". "I was happy that I managed to win the match". It was her first win over a top-10 player. (more...)
Lukaku happy to see Zlatan return to United Lukaku happy to see Zlatan return to United
- September 03, 2017

Lukaku joined United from Everton in an initial £75m ($96.5m) deal with high hopes that he could provide the firepower up front to help the club to a first league title since 2013. Manchester United's early-season form has been recognized with four nominations for August's Premier League awards . Van Nistelrooy was speaking at Old Trafford after playing and scoring for United legends in a charity fixture against their Barcelona counterparts. (more...)
Brock Osweiler Reportedly to Sign with Broncos After Release from Browns Brock Osweiler Reportedly to Sign with Broncos After Release from Browns
- September 03, 2017

The team will also place linebacker Shane Ray (wrist) on the injured reserve list on Sunday, which will create space for another player (they now need a backup nose tackle). The Broncos also are high on second-year safety Will Parks and undrafted rookie Jamal Carter of Miami, who led the team with 19 tackles in the preseason. (more...)
Sri Lanka opt to bat in final ODI against India Sri Lanka opt to bat in final ODI against India
- September 03, 2017

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has added another feather to his illustrious cap, he becomes the first wicket-keeper in the history of ODI cricket to effect 100 stumping dismissals. 6 - This was only the sixth time that an Indian captain has whitewashed an opponent in an ODI series of five matches or more. Wanidu Hasaranga (9) departed few deliveries later and then Dhoni got his record-scripting 100 stumpings in ODIs when Yuzvendra Chahal outfoxed Akila Dananjaya (4) in the 43rd over of their innings. (more...)
The Rock has donated $25000 to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts The Rock has donated $25000 to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts
- September 02, 2017

Houston native and pop megastar Beyoncé released a statement to the Houston Chronicle: "My heart goes out to my hometown, Houston , and I remain in constant prayer for those affected and for the rescuers who have been so fearless". Unlike Hart, who asked his A-list celeb friends to donate $25,000, Blackson asked for a little bit less from his slightly less prominent friends. "I want to send a message to the people of Houston - stay strong and you have to hold onto faith. (more...)
Union Fights Dallas Cowboys Star's Suspension in Court Union Fights Dallas Cowboys Star's Suspension in Court
- September 02, 2017

The rusher of the Dallas Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott and the Association of NFL players have filed a lawsuit against the league, arguing that the investigation was concluded by the circuit Goodell to impose a suspension of six games to the player-feature is "a farce". (more...)
West Ham and Tottenham Hotspur Held Interest In Barcelona Star West Ham and Tottenham Hotspur Held Interest In Barcelona Star
- September 02, 2017

Maybe the loan terms couldn't be worked out, or maybe there was some sticking point in the deal that couldn't be reconciled. Tottenham Hotspur are holding talks with Barcelona over the prospect of landing Portuguese midfielder Andre Gomes . (more...)
#DeadlineDay: Chelsea Signs Zappacosta From Torino #DeadlineDay: Chelsea Signs Zappacosta From Torino
- September 02, 2017

Watching him at Stamford Bridge will be his girlfriend, Morena Urzini. Antonio Conte could yet add Danny Drinkwater to his squad as well. The 27-year old was a stalwart in Leicester's midfield over the past two seasons, proving reliable in a title-winning campaign and bringing a sense of calmness during last season's step backwards. (more...)
Chelsea given boost on Leicester star pursuit Chelsea given boost on Leicester star pursuit
- September 01, 2017

Chelsea manager Anontio Conte - set to miss out on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain with the Arsenal man close to sealing a Liverpool move - is keen to sign the England global as a replacement for Nemanja Matic, who went to Manchester United for £40million earlier this summer. (more...)
Surrey v Middlesex suspended after arrow is fired on to Oval pitch Surrey v Middlesex suspended after arrow is fired on to Oval pitch
- September 01, 2017

At this early stage it is believed that the object came from outside the ground. Fans were urged to move themselves to cover as police arrived. Surrey vice-captain Rory Burns, stationed at orthodox midwicket, was the closest player to the bolt when it landed. (more...)
Gritty Maria Sharapova Battles Back To Beat Timea Babos Gritty Maria Sharapova Battles Back To Beat Timea Babos
- September 01, 2017

The kinder, softer Sharapova who arrived at the Open on Monday has since left the building. Sharapova wore a day version of her crystal-encrusted dress and, although there was less sparkle in her tennis, there was plenty of the same grit which had helped her through an epic encounter with Simona Halep in the first round. (more...)
Ball family releases preview of Facebook reality show Ball family releases preview of Facebook reality show
- August 31, 2017

LaVar Ball , the loquacious alpha dad of three basketball prodigies, sets his expectations high when it comes to his sons. "Family is everything to me", LaVar said in the preview. Among them, in addition to " Ball in the Family ", are "Returning the Favor" featuring Mike Rowe of "Dirty Jobs" fame; "It's Cool, But Does It Really Work?" a show that tests new inventions; and "The Great Cheese Hunt", which showcases cheeses from around the world. (more...)
StubHub stops listing Cowboys-Texans tickets after price hikes; will donate profits StubHub stops listing Cowboys-Texans tickets after price hikes; will donate profits
- August 31, 2017

The NFL has cancelled Thursday's Dallas Cowboys-Houston Texans preseason game, according to a report Wednesday morning. Fans that have purchased tickets to Thursday's game will have the option to donate the money to relief efforts or request a refund through Ticketmaster. (more...)
Mbappe set for PSG move Mbappe set for PSG move
- August 31, 2017

To get around the Federation Internationale de Football Association financial fair play rules, both clubs have been working hard to find the right payment solution. Among the sanctions risked by PSG if they are found to have broken those rules is a ban from the Champions League. There have been serious controversies surrounding his future at Monaco with Barcelona reportedly wanting to sign him as a replacement for Neymar . (more...)
US Open no-show list growing US Open no-show list growing
- August 30, 2017

He has not played a match since July 12 at Wimbledon, where he was the defending champion and clearly was hampered by his hip during a five-set quarterfinal loss to Sam Querrey. I obviously spoke to a lot of hip specialists. It was more a question of whether it would settle down. "But obviously I'll need to make the correct decision and really think it through these next couple of days with my team". (more...)
Astros fans start petition to force Rangers to remove Texas flag
- August 30, 2017

The series starts Tuesday, and players, who had gathered Monday in Dallas awaiting news of the game's venue, will head to the domed stadium in St. Petersburg, Fla., home of the Tampa Bay Rays . "That's an inaccurate portrayal". The Rangers play 81 games at home, and by late September, they'll be eliminated from playoff contention in the American League. (more...)
City make sensational Raheem Sterling offer as makeweight for Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez City make sensational Raheem Sterling offer as makeweight for Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez
- August 30, 2017

The potential swap is just absolutely ludicrous, and it's a ridiculous thought that Manchester City would be willing to part with Sterling . The Daily Mirror reports that in order to get the deal done before tomorrow night's 11pm deadline, the Manchester club could even send their own medical staff to Chile where Sanchez now is on global duty. (more...)
Estimated 3 million fans watched Mayweather-McGregor illegally Estimated 3 million fans watched Mayweather-McGregor illegally
- August 29, 2017

Aside from eating a healthy slice of humble pie, Kellerman also lavished further praise on the UFC lightweight champion. He is an exceptional fighter. "No, I met him a couple of times", he said after a long pause. The Cleveland Cavaliers guard, like so many high-profile athletes , traveled to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas to watch the superfight, which Mayweather wound up winning via TKO in Round 10. (more...)
Art Briles lands new coaching job with CFL team Art Briles lands new coaching job with CFL team
- August 29, 2017

Briles, 61, was sacked in May of a year ago at the same time Baylor President Ken Starr was demoted and Athletic Director Ian McCaw was put on probation. According to an independent outside report , Baylor administrators failed to follow proper procedures when dealing with sexual assault cases, actively discouraged some complainants from reporting, and in one case retaliated against a student who did report an assault. (more...)
NBA Store hawks Isaiah Thomas Cavaliers apparel, as deal hangs in balance NBA Store hawks Isaiah Thomas Cavaliers apparel, as deal hangs in balance
- August 29, 2017

Trading with the Celtics for an injured Isaiah Thomas may have stung the Cavaliers a bit. The injury to Thomas's hip was well known, however, this report suggests that the injury is worse than the Cavs were expecting. On Monday, Joe Vardon of Cleveland .com tweeted that the Cavs had made "no request" of added compensation for the trade as of Sunday afternoon. (more...)
Naby Keita Reportedly to Join Reds Next Summer Naby Keita Reportedly to Join Reds Next Summer
- August 29, 2017

The deal will surpass the £35 million club record fee the Merseyside club paid Newcastle to sign Andy Carroll. The fee will break the club's transfer record, which was set earlier this summer with the £36.9m signing of Mohamed Salah. Monday's reported development would indicate Liverpool have accepted defeat in their attempts to recruit Keita for the current season but that their interest is sufficiently strong to deem the player worth waiting for. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor
- August 29, 2017

So basically, who do you like in Mayweather vs. McGregor II? This was McGregor's first boxing match, but his UFC record stands at 21-3, with 18 KO's. 'You won't see me in the ring no more. Team McGregor, despite all coming from MMA backgrounds, had opted not to bring in a boxing coach to prepare their charge because they thought the boxing world had little to offer given Mayweather was undefeated. (more...)
Friday's Arsenal transfer rumours: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Jack Wilshere feature Friday's Arsenal transfer rumours: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Jack Wilshere feature
- August 28, 2017

Arsenal continued their shaky start to the 2017/18 Premier League campaign, following up their nervy 4-3 opening day victory against Leicester City with a 1-0 loss away to Stoke City. The Mail claim the Merseyside giants have already made a "serious" move for the England worldwide ahead of transfer deadline day as the battle for his signature hots up. (more...)
Chris Wood scores on Burnley debut to earn draw Chris Wood scores on Burnley debut to earn draw
- August 28, 2017

Unfortunately for Burnley , the ball fell straight back at the feet of Ali, who drilled it home for his second goal of the season. "It's another good game against a tough team in Tottenham but we'll be going there to get a result". It was very almost two a couple of minutes later when Eriksen gave the ball to Harry Kane in the box but he saw his curling shot go just wide of the post much to the frustration of the striker, who still couldn't score in the Premier League in August. (more...)
Premier League coverage from Old Trafford on talkSPORT Premier League coverage from Old Trafford on talkSPORT
- August 27, 2017

Either way, this was Martial's chance to make his point as to why he should be trusted to start week-in, week-out, but he simply didn't take it. The Foxes surrendered the season opener against Arsenal on a thrilling 4-3 defeat, but bounced back and defeated Brighton by a convincing 2-0 score . (more...)
"Humans of New York" docuseries heads to Facebook Watch
- August 26, 2017

For the new docuseries, Stanton will return to the streets of NY, where the blog began. " Facebook has had a huge role in the creation of Humans of NY", he adds, noting that he was also attracted to the global reach of Facebook since two-thirds of his audience is worldwide. (more...)
Roger Federer could face Rafael Nadal in US Open semi-finals
- August 26, 2017

Now shifting to Andy Murray . Confidence is vital in all spheres of life and it showed in subsequent months as Federer and Nadal reclaimed dominance of a sport they had once owned. Also out of the way is defending champion Stan Wawrinka , another long-term casualty who is facing knee surgery. We will also have coverage of the World Tour Finals in November with every match live on Sky Sports . (more...)
All Blacks honour former great Colin Meads
- August 26, 2017

He ripped in straight away. "It's about taking your opportunity and Rodds in the wrong gear that day was taking his opportunity and putting us through our paces and that's what you want from a guy like him". Meads died last Sunday aged 81 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. The All Blacks will be wearing special jerseys in honour of Meads, and both sides will observe a minute's silence before the game. (more...)
India's top court suspends controversial Muslim divorce law India's top court suspends controversial Muslim divorce law
- August 26, 2017

India's top court yesterday banned a controversial Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives instantly, saying it was unconstitutional. Unlike most Hindu civil laws, which have been codified and reformed, Muslim personal laws have largely been left untouched. (more...)
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino wants to make three more signings Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino wants to make three more signings
- August 26, 2017

Sanchez started his professional career with Colombian side Atletico Nacional and joined Ajax in 2016. He could make his debut in Sunday's home game with Burnley , depending on how quickly Spurs can secure a work permit. "He trained with us yesterday and will train with us again". "We always try to find the profile of the person and I think it was a massive possibility when we knew about the chance to sign him". (more...)
Three brawls erupt during Yankees-Tigers game
- August 25, 2017

An inning earlier, in the fourth, Sanchez had homered off Fulmer. Wilson and Tigers manager Brad Ausmus were automatically ejected. Romine's brother, Andrew, is a member of the Tigers. John Hicks , 1B 8. JaCoby Jones is starting in center field with left-hander Jaime Garcia on the mound for the Yankees . NOTES: Detroit DH Victor Martinez got the day off. (more...)
Hackers Reveal Young Footballers Like To Party, Pwn World Anti-Doping Agency Hackers Reveal Young Footballers Like To Party, Pwn World Anti-Doping Agency
- August 24, 2017

Argentina had five players on the list while four members of the Germany squad were named in the document. Federation Internationale de Football Association confirmed back in June that in conjunction with WADA it was still investigating Canadian law professor and sports lawyer Dr Richard McLaren's claims that footballers were among the 1,000-plus athletes mentioned in his report amid unconfirmed reports that Russia's 2014 World Cup squad is under investigation for doping. (more...)
Pogba Pogba "will be the Ballon d'or in 5 years"
- August 24, 2017

Rashford has started both United's Premier League games so far this season - two 4-0 wins against West Ham and Swansea - but it is Martial's impact as a late substitute that has gained the most attention after he scored in both games. (more...)
Umpire Wendelstedt leaves game after taking pitch off mask Umpire Wendelstedt leaves game after taking pitch off mask
- August 24, 2017

Brandon Guyer led off the bottom of the ninth inning with a double, then scored when Boston first baseman Brock Holt took Roberto Perez's sacrifice bunt attempt and threw it away trying to get Guyer at third base. Despite seeming fine and continuing to work in the sixth, by the top of the seventh inning Wendelstedt chose to leave the game as he was unable to continue. (more...)
Messi is better mate than Ronaldo - Lukaku Messi is better mate than Ronaldo - Lukaku
- August 24, 2017

Ronaldo took to Instagram on Monday evening to express his disgust at TAD's decision. Diario Sport says Ronaldo, assessing the makeup of Real's team as he works his way through a late preseason, believes they're a centre-half short. Ronaldo wrote: "One more incomprehensible decision". And as always I will come back stronger. Thank you to all who have supported me. The Portuguese star is two matches into his five-game suspension in Spanish football while summer arrivals Theo Hernandez ... (more...)
WWE SmackDown results, recap: AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens, Bobby Roode debuts WWE SmackDown results, recap: AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens, Bobby Roode debuts
- August 24, 2017

Lots to digest in the first 25 minutes of SmackDown . There was a backstage segment with Dolph Ziggler . The only real complaint is WWE was in commercial for the vast majority of Roode's debut on the main roster. The team of Naomi and Becky got the win after Becky hit an exploder suplex on Carmella and then Naomi hit a split legged moon-sault on her for the pin. (more...)
Amount of Ian Kinsler's fine revealed Amount of Ian Kinsler's fine revealed
- August 22, 2017

The protest ended when commissioner Rob Manfred agreed to meet with the umpires' union to discuss increased disciple for players who verbally abuse umpires. Kinsler ripped into Hernandez earlier this week after he was ejected for arguing balls and strikes with the veteran umpire. "Ejections seem to be up, and we just feel like we need to band together and let people know that we are human beings", Miller said. (more...)
Brad Ausmus Rips Umpires' Union For Singling Out Ian Kinsler Brad Ausmus Rips Umpires' Union For Singling Out Ian Kinsler
- August 22, 2017

The WUA said commissioner Rob Manfred told the union in an August 3 letter the discipline created an "appearance of lack of impartiality". "We appreciate the Commissioner's willingness to engage seriously on verbal attacks and other important issues that must be addressed", the union tweeted. (more...)
Steven Smith expecting tough series against Bangladesh Steven Smith expecting tough series against Bangladesh
- August 22, 2017

The Australians were due to play two tests in Bangladesh in October 2015, but the tour was canceled amid security fears after attacks by Islamist extremists. Sometimes the shorter the match, the more exciting Test match it is in a way", Lehmann said. The first Test starts in Dhaka August 27th. "We're pretty settled in where we want to go". (more...)
New York Yankees: Three things to look for in Boston
- August 21, 2017

NY did not feel overwhelmed by Boston the last two weekends - each series won by the Red Sox , 2-1. Photo Gary Sanchez hit a game-tying home run in the Yankees' four-run seventh inning. On top of these numbers, he has absolutely owned the Yankees so far this season, giving up just three runs and striking out 35 over a combined 22.2 innings. (more...)
5 big talking points from Tottenham 1-2 Chelsea 5 big talking points from Tottenham 1-2 Chelsea
- August 21, 2017

Tiemoue Bakayoko was making his Chelsea debut, although it wasn't an entirely unfamiliar experience for him: he lined up for Monaco in an away game against Spurs at Wembley last season, in the Champions League. I think we did very well. "It wasn't easy to play against Tottenham ". But there was little evidence of crisis here as the Blues dropped back into the old routine - hard-as-nails defensive resilience and that ruthless winners' streak that allowed them to snatch victory late on. (more...)
Real Madrid vs Deportivo: Sergio Ramos sets La Liga red card record Real Madrid vs Deportivo: Sergio Ramos sets La Liga red card record
- August 21, 2017

While Real didn't really miss Ronaldo as such, his presence adds the killer edge to the team. After a hard opening five minutes, it was Deportivo that were looking the team more likely to make the breakthrough, with Guilherme just missing the crossbar with a strike from distance as the first period continued to gather pace. (more...)