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Sabathia grinds out win as Yankees top Red Sox Sabathia grinds out win as Yankees top Red Sox
- September 02, 2017

Sabathia, who has had multiple knee surgeries, felt the move was disrespectful, because it jeopardized his health. "I can not change my game", Nunez said . He also beat Boston for the 15th time since joining NY in 2009 but more importantly improved to 8-0 following a Yankee loss this season. "I think it's who he is and what's made him so great for so long. (more...)
Angels get slugging OF Justin Upton in deal with Tigers
- September 02, 2017

The Detroit Tigers are "close" to trading outfielder Justin Upton to the Angels , according to reports. Upton can opt-out after the 2017 season, so there is a risk he leaves the Angels. Entering play Thursday, Anaheim is one game back of the Minnesota Twins for the second American League Wild Card place. Reynolds said he and Upton spoke with Tigers GM Al Avila recently to gauge the direction the Tigers plan to take. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur confirm arrival of Fernando Llorente Tottenham Hotspur confirm arrival of Fernando Llorente
- September 02, 2017

The former Spain global has also been linked to Premier League champions Chelsea , where he would become a backup striker to their big money summer signing, Alvaro Morata . The forward scored 15 goals last season including in his last three matches of the campaign for the Swans. Vincent Janssen has struggled to make an impact at Tottenham since his arrival previous year, leaving the club a little short on options up front aside from star man Harry Kane . (more...)
Sharapova downs Halep in return to US Open Sharapova downs Halep in return to US Open
- September 01, 2017

Now, she said, "I just have to go out and take care of business". Sharapova was decisive, playing with rhythm while cracking winners from both sides of the court after appearing tentative into the mid stages of the second set. The chair umpire repeatedly admonished spectators to hush. Looking more like her old self, the Russian began to serve better and was finally beginning to hit her spots with her forehand, leaving Babos at a loss for answers. (more...)
Van Dijk expects to join Liverpool in next 48 hours Van Dijk expects to join Liverpool in next 48 hours
- August 31, 2017

The alternative, of course, is that the window will shut with Van Dijk remaining at Southampton , a result that might not actually be in the best interest of any of the parties involved but appears at the very least possible as things now stand. (more...)
National Football League cancels Texans-Cowboys game National Football League cancels Texans-Cowboys game
- August 31, 2017

More than 45,000 tickets had been sold since they went on sale Tuesday at 6 p.m. The Cowboys said ticket buyers can choose to either get a refund or have the money donated to Hurricane Harvey relief. "There are no guarantees in football - that's not what I'm here to say". But the 10 injured players who didn't accompany the team to New Orleans last Wednesday - wide receivers DeAndre Hopkins , Will Fuller and Braxton Miller and running backs D'Onta Foreman and Akeem Hunt among them - waited ... (more...)
Angie Kerber loses opener to Naomi Osaka Angie Kerber loses opener to Naomi Osaka
- August 30, 2017

However, she regained her bearings as she finished the first set in just 38 minutes. She served very well and was going for it. After breaking again for a 4-1 lead the wind had left Kerber's sails. Today, in a tight opening sequence of six consecutive service holds, the first indication of Osaka's peak came when the Japanese player fended off the first break point she saved with a long rally that she finished with a brilliant backhand victor. (more...)
Gervonta Davis beats Costa Rica's Francisco Fonseca Gervonta Davis beats Costa Rica's Francisco Fonseca
- August 29, 2017

The fight between Davis and Fonseca will still take place, but for the American it will no longer be a title fight. For all the mocking, it was a pretty good night for Davis, who defeated Francisco Fonseca by knockout. vs. Conor McGregor at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Showtime pay-per-view. I knew I couldn't make it and that's that. Davis continued, "I'm going to stay at 130 pounds and try to get my title back". (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott plays, will miss upcoming practices to ready appeal Ezekiel Elliott plays, will miss upcoming practices to ready appeal
- August 29, 2017

In his press conference Thursday morning, Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said he is planning to use running back Ezekiel Elliott this Saturday against the Oakland Raiders . "He was at my ($16-million Hall of Fame) party and so you weren't at that party unless you were a good friend ..." Elliott , who made his preseason debut with 10 plays against the Oakland Raiders Saturday, has been excused from practice Monday and Tuesday to fly to NY to prepare and attend the hearing in ... (more...)
What Dustin Johnson said after winning The Northern Trust What Dustin Johnson said after winning The Northern Trust
- August 29, 2017

The players returned to the 18th for sudden death and Johnson this time chose to smash his drive over the corner of the dogleg, leaving him with just 95 yards to the green on the 475-yard par four. For 17 holes, it had been a thrilling battle between Suri and England's David Horsey , a former victor of this event. He finished round three with four birdies and one bogey. (more...)
PSG sinks St Etienne PSG sinks St Etienne
- August 29, 2017

And it was following a Neymar free-kick that Motta netted a rare goal after half-time to make it two before Cavani completed the win at the death as PSG maintained their flawless start to the French season with four wins from four outings. (more...)
Raikkonen fastest in final Belgian GP practice Raikkonen fastest in final Belgian GP practice
- August 28, 2017

However, the day belonged to Hamilton and he admitted after qualifying that he was honoured to draw level with Schumacher, one of the greats of the sport. Hamilton, who races his 200th GP today and trails Vettel by 14 points overall this season, was quick to praise Schumacher. "Lewis has been really on it but I am slightly confused why I have not been able to get quite close enough, so I still need to find some answers from me". (more...)
Spencer Ware has torn PCL, expected to miss season Spencer Ware has torn PCL, expected to miss season
- August 28, 2017

The Chiefs head athletic trainer Rick Burkholder announced some pessimistic information about their starting running back on Sunday. His injured knee will likely require season-ending surgery. Ware was carted off the field during Friday's preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks . Last season, Ware rushed for 921 yards and 3 TDs while also showing himself to be a threat in the passing game, reeling in 33 catches for 447 yards and 2 TDs. (more...)
Senior trio ruled out of clash against Burnley Senior trio ruled out of clash against Burnley
- 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. Spurs won their opening Premier League fixture against Newcastle 2-0 thanks to goals from Alli and Davies and found out on Thursday that they will play Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and APOEL in the group stage of the Champions League. (more...)
Australia v Bangladesh: Honours even after fluctuating opening day in Dhaka Australia v Bangladesh: Honours even after fluctuating opening day in Dhaka
- August 28, 2017

Such has been the reluctance of Australia to schedule Tests against Bangladesh , it has now been 11 years since their last series, when Jason Gillespie made the unlikeliest double-century in Test history. The duo responded to the occasion with such composure that it sent out a clear message to the visiting Australians about what to expect from the rest of the two-Test series. (more...)
Raikkonen fastest in final Belgian GP practice; Vettel 2nd Raikkonen fastest in final Belgian GP practice; Vettel 2nd
- August 27, 2017

Its fast, undulating sweeps are a stern test for auto and driver , and with an average speed approaching 145 miles per hour, it's one of the fastest laps of the season. The Briton, who made his debut in 2007, trails title rival Sebastian Vettel by 14 points heading into this weekend's race after the German clinched a one-two finish for Ferrari at the last race in Hungary. (more...)
Hamilton beats Raikkonen to top Belgian GP Friday practice Hamilton beats Raikkonen to top Belgian GP Friday practice
- August 26, 2017

Silverstone GP win. Monaco GP win. He would not be in the position he is now in his team in terms of how the team operate if he was here. "It's insane to think that I'm reaching that milestone". "It's very close . I think it's closer than you can see", Wolff told Sky Sports F1 . " Spa is my favourite track - you have to get everything right, but when you get a good lap, it's very rewarding."That could also be said of Ferrari's second driver Kimi Raikkonen , a four-time Spa ... (more...)
Geoffrey Boycott apologises for alleged racist remarks about West Indies cricketers Geoffrey Boycott apologises for alleged racist remarks about West Indies cricketers
- August 25, 2017

The West Indies are now without several senior players, the result of a longstanding row with administrators and a clash with the Caribbean Premier League, although the likes of Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels are set to arrive in time for the subsequent one-day global series with England . (more...)
NAACP requests meeting with National Football League commissioner about Colin Kaepernick NAACP requests meeting with National Football League commissioner about Colin Kaepernick
- August 24, 2017

The rallies are in support of the former 49er who remains a free agent after his decision to take a knee during the national anthem last season. "We were just praying for everyone". As Kaepernick has garnered support from liberal thinkers who believe police too easily get away with brutalizing blacks, Damore's mini-manifesto has drawn support from conservative pundits, who argue his dismissal from Google only validates his point. (more...)
Odell Beckham Jnr forced off for New York Giants with injury scare Odell Beckham Jnr forced off for New York Giants with injury scare
- August 24, 2017

Briefly: Jets running back Matt Forte practiced fully for the first time in more than three weeks and says there's "no doubt" he'll be ready to play in the regular-season opener. "I'm just thinking hit him low , make sure I don't get no fine or nothing", he told the gathered reporters. Boldin then challenged National Football League owners and executives to use their clout to demand change and back many of their players who are already doing so by protesting during the anthem. (more...)