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Giants WR Beckham fined $36000 for block

There was also a brief war of words with Beckham saying he was the reason Norman was relevant while Norman responded Beckham was known for only one catch. The hit came on the opposite side of the direction of a pass play near the Saints end zone. B...

Team Europe 'not done' and ready to pull off more surprises

Team Europe scored the final goal a few minutes later to salt the game away. Team USA coach John Tortorella didn't even have to hear the question Monday. "I knew it'd be a great game", he said. "I've been through a couple". So we can't let our emot...

Match in a Minute: Chris Kamara analyses Bournemouth's win over Everton

Stanislas proved Everton's tormentor-in-chief for the second season running, firing the only goal on the south coast - to add to his late brace that snatched a 3-3 draw last term. Artur Boruc saved well from Romelu Lukaku's point-blank header, bu...

Mourinho hits out at football Einsteins for undermining him

Defeats to Manchester City and Watford in the Premier League and Feyenoord in the Europa League had soured what was a promising start to the season for the Portuguese. "They lack someone with that vision, who can see that pass, that penetration, with...

Giants top Dodgers 2-0 despite injuries to Cueto, Crawford

I made one mistake to Nunez, and he did what he should have done with the pitch", Hill said. "All year long they looked to him [Kirk Gibson] to light the fire, and all year long he answered the demands". Corey Seager provided most of the Dodgers of...

Pochettino backs Janssen to fill Kane void for Spurs

Son Heung-min scored for Tottenham Hotspur against Middlesbrough in the Premier League on Saturday. They need to ask us to stay here. Wins against Sunderland, Crystal Palace and Stoke have been joined by two draws against the Merseyside clubs to ...

India in charge after commanding day three against the Black Caps

Knowing attack was the only option, Watling (21, 54b, 4x4) tried to score off Ashwin, but, after hitting a boundary, another attempt only ended up looping back to the bowler as New Zealand were bowled out for 262 in 95.5 overs, trailing India by 56 r...

Gullit urges Chelsea boss Conte to play Cesc, Loftus-Cheek against Arsenal

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri said there were two key moments that saw his side slump to defeat in Tuesday's 4-2 EFL Cup defeat to Chelsea . I took a little risk, Eden (Hazard) gave me a good ball between the lines and I used it well. "Th...

Froome wins Vuelta time trial to reduce Quintana's lead

Three-time Tour de France victor Froome ramped up the pressure on Quintana by claiming an emphatic time-trial victory on Friday to reduce the Colombian's lead to a minute and 21 seconds. Friday's individual time trial represents his best chance of ...

Jason Day withdraws from another playoff event

Even if that means having to beat him. Day was three under for the tournament, just three shots behind the leaders, when he chose to withdraw. Dave Ryan won the U.S. He was in the group five shots behind, which isn't much of a deficit at the half...

Mourinho blames his players and ref for derby defeat

Based on Bravo's debut in the cauldron of a Manchester derby, some will question if it's the correct choice. When asked if some positions are up for grabs in the starting XI, Mourinho said only this: "Performances are the only way that I can decide...

Paralympians will inspire and excite the world, opening ceremony told

He added: "You have before you one of the world's most attractive cities". "We celebrate a great challenge today - to build a new world, more accessible to all", Rio 2016 president Carlos Nuzman said during a speech. "They'll use the word Paralympi...

Valencia Axe Pako Ayestaran

Another unique and unwanted statistic is that Ayestaran was the third coach to lose his job at Valencia in the past year. "The decision was made after analysing the current sporting situation and results". " Valencia CF wish to thank the involve...

Rio 2016 Paralympics: Iran sitting volleyball crowned

The Australians took home 22 gold medals, 30 silver and 29 bronze to finish fifth behind China, Great Britain, Ukraine and the United States. China topped the medal standings, becoming only the third country to win more than 100 gold medals at a si...

Finchem cites charity as reason to stay in North Carolina

Given the strength of this week's small field it's hard to consider any of the names below " sleepers ", but they will earn that title this week thanks to others, such as Johnson, Spieth, Day, and McIlroy, chomping at the bit to proclaim themselves c...

Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt, her lawyer confirms

An attorney for Jolie Pitt , Robert Offer, said Tuesday in a statement that she has filed for the dissolution of the marriage. Media commentators reacted to the news with surprise and sadness. After discovering that she was the carrier of the ...

Gael Monfils responds to John McEnroe, critics after loss to Novak Djokovic

Djokovic had three set points while serving at 5-2, 40-love, and Monfils transitioned into something that at first blush appeared to be losing on objective, but he explained afterward it was the tennis equivalent of Muhammad Ali's boxing "rope-a-dope...

Zimmer tells radio show that Peterson has torn meniscus

After the game, many Vikings players and coaches praised the fans for providing a big noise advantage. The 31-year-old underwent an MRI scan which found a tear in his right meniscus, dealing a further injury blow to the Vikings , who lost star qua...

Redskins drop season opener to the Steelers 38-16

Prime time ready: Steelers coach Mike Tomlin improved to 11-2 on Monday night, including 6-2 on the road and 2-0 at Washington . The Redskins definitely have the firepower offensively, and early in the game they did a good job of using a varie...

US Open: Pliskova stuns Serena

I am excited to be in the final and to beat Serena as she is such a great champion. "It means so much to me". "I always knew I have a chance to beat anybody if I'm playing my game". Kerber took advantage of some early nerves to break Pliskova in ...

Chun In Gee Breaks Major Record

The New Zealander made a awful start in damp conditions, carding bogeys in four of her first five holes. Chasing her third major, the 19-year-old New Zealander finished in a tie for 43rd at 2 over. South Korea's Chun In-gee took firm control of the...

GB's Murray powers past Pella to level semi vs Argentina

He came back to hold, edgily, but then went after the Pella serve to break. "We are 2-1 down and it is a tough position to be in, but it is a better position that we were in at the beginning of the day and I still believe we can come back".

Nigeria wins 8th gold medal as Orji sets new record

The Paralympic Games at Rio closes today. In men's High Jump T42 category, Mariyappan Thangavelu won the gold medal while the other Indian athlete Varun Bhati won the bronze at the same event. It's the last race and I finished with a gold. "Tha...

Penn State marks Joe Paterno milestone amid criticism over sex abuse scandal

Penn State University will honor the late coach, Joe Paterno today vs. Temple to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first-game Paterno ever coached. "A lot of them are just shouting we want Paterno. and they're saying this because it's the P...

Pascoe wins second gold at Rio Paralympics

Nigerian athletes have won six of their seven medals so far in powerlifting, which sees athletes within a certain weight category bench press. It's Pascoe's third medal of the Rio Paralympics , adding to the gold she won in the 100m backstroke on ...

Pep Guardiola forced into changes for Man City against Bournemouth

According to ESPN , the new agreement will see Aguero sign on until June 2020, by which point he will have just turned 32 years of age and have been a City player for nine full seasons. Asked why he had chosen the La Liga side, Nasri replied rathe...

Matt Forte leads Jets over Buffalo

The last time Fitzpatrick was here, in January, it was a nightmare. Manuel in the game - then didn't convert a fourth down run after the timeout. All that became a distant memory on this night. It was the Jets' first win in Orchard Park since 2011....

Brazil ousts the right-wing lawmaker who pushed for Rousseff's impeachment

Former President of Brazil's Chamber of Deputies Eduardo Cunha addresses a plenary session of the Chamber of Deputies in Brasilia Sept. 12, 2016. Cunha has warned he could tell all in a plea bargain that could compromise many in a discredited polit...

Cobb wins for first time since 2014, Rays beat Jays 8-1

He's 0 for 23 with seven strikeouts in that span. "Yesterday, I would have said no, but the fact that it's lingering, we'll know more after we get an MRI", Atkins said. The game started out on an encouraging note for the Blue Jays as Marco Estrad...

Chargers blow 21-point lead in frustrating OT loss to the Chiefs

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) greets running back Spencer Ware (32) after Ware scored a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Sept. "You've got to keep...

Giles, Astros lose 3-2 to Rangers

He settled for a no-decision on August 7 after allowing one run and five hits in seven innings but suffered the loss on September 3, when he was hammered for five runs and eight hits in 4 1/3 frames. In the previous two games, the team had chance...

Manning hits Cruz for go-ahead TD, Giants top Cowboys 20-19

But he and Cole Beasley weren't good enough to convert a TD on the first possession and Dez Bryant couldn't hold onto a catch that was overturned in the end zone. If it's on the FM dial it's something you can win with. "Couldn't describe what was...

Real begin Champions League defence, Leicester make bow

Along with Leicester, there are nine previous winners of the European Cup participating in the competition, including current holders and eleven time winners Real Madrid. Leicester go into the match at Jan Breydelstadion on the back of a 4-1 loss a...

Donaldson sits out Blue Jays series opener

Smyly is 3-2 with a 2.70 ERA in nine career outings, including six starts, against the Blue Jays. Liriano, prone to bouts of wildness and inefficiency throughout his career, was the exact opposite, effectively cruising through six innings until Eva...

Case Keenum on Rams' Week 1 offense: 'This is not us'

With the San Francisco defence loaded up to stop Todd Gurley and the Los Angeles Rams running game, quarterback Case Keenum was unable to capitalize. From then on there has been plenty of questions, and concerns for the future franchise quarter...

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Diego Costa in Talks With Atletico Madrid

Antonio Conte has finally given doubters some certainty as he agrees a new deal worth 9.5 Million pounds. Atletico has been hit with a transfer ban that prohibits them from sig...

Royals beat Blue Jays, at .500 for first time since April

The two defeats to the Royals guaranteed a loss in the three-game series and the Jays are now winless in their past four (0-2-2.) Prior to that, they were 7-3-2 in their previous 1...

North Korea might host 2018 Winter Olympics with South Korea, Seoul says

Choi said his proposal - which includes cooperation on public performances and ice hockey - would only work if the International Olympic Committee agreed to allow North Korea a ...

Lakers take Lonzo Ball with second pick in NBA Draft

With UCLA last season, Ball had a standout year as a freshman, averaging 14.6 points, 7.6 assists, 6.0 rebounds and 1.8 steals while shooting 41.2 percent from three and 55.1 perce...

Rumor Central: Jimmy Butler to Celtics still an unlikely scenario

The trade market for Jimmy Butler is heating up. In a tweet sent out by ESPN's Marc Stein late Monday afternoon, the report states that the Cleveland Cavaliers are working ...

Wilson 'talking to Every Team' Ahead of Expansion Draft Deadline

Portzline notes that Pierre-Luc Dubois, the third overall pick in last year's draft, or Sonny Milano, the 16th overall pick in 2014, will not be the prospect heading to Vegas. Desp...

Casey overcomes triple-bogey to tie for US Open lead

Open", he said. "I started to let it go a little bit on the back nine and I showed what I can do". England's Paul Casey and compatriot Tommy Fleetwood were bunched on seven u...

Texas Rangers 2017 MLB Draft prediction post

The fact is Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft, held since 1965, has produced as many busts as future superstars among the players selected with the No. As a junior, R...

Mauro Ranallo to call Mayweather vs. McGregor for Showtime

The fight will take place August 26 in the American boxing capital of Las Vegas. Irish UFC lightweight champion McGregor , 28, said: "The fight is on", whilst UFC presiden...

Team New Zealand boat capsizes in America's Cup semi-final

Emirates Team New Zealand , skippered by Peter Burling, capsizes. "We had a couple divers inspect the boat and couldn't find damage but it eliminated 45 minutes of practice for us...

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Lions bench Warburton, Farrell out with thigh strain

Lions bench Warburton, Farrell out with thigh strain

The importance of New Zealander, Ben Te'o to the British and Irish Lions backline has just increased significantly following the thigh injury to Owen Farrell which has ruled th...

Apple demands cut of Chinese app 'tips'

Apple demands cut of Chinese app 'tips'

According to a statement issued by Zhihu, after the update of the iOS3.5.3 version app, the tipping feature will be connected to Apple's in-app purchase mechanism, and Apple will...

Zidane joy as Madrid reign supreme

Zidane joy as Madrid reign supreme

We've won trophies and of course it is one of the best moments of my career - I have the opportunity to say this every year but it's true! "The players have entered into the lege...

Lakers finalizing second workout with Lonzo Ball

Lakers finalizing second workout with Lonzo Ball

He relished competing against other players, including Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon, Iowa State guard Matt Thomas, Georgia State forward Jeremy Hollowell, Loyola guard Milton Doyle...

Draymond Green phantom technical foul leads to Finals controversy

Green, on the other hand, said he knew that he wasn't called for a technical, because a ref told him that he hadn't been called for one. Officials John Goble and Mike Callahan ex...