Chicago Cubs clinch second-straight National League Central crown

The end of the longest-running championship drought in Major League Baseball a year ago was met with worldwide celebrations and a parade and Downtown rally that saw an estimated 5 million people flood Chicago streets . Lackey (12-11) retired the... More..

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Vikings QB Sam Bradford gets the day off practice Wednesday
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Vikings QB Sam Bradford gets the day off practice Wednesday

Bradford has not practiced since September 21, a day before he flew to Pensacola, Fla.to visit Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion on his knee. But on Wednesday , head coach Mike Zimmer gave his starting QB...More..

Alabama's Director of Basketball Operations Resigns
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Alabama's Director of Basketball Operations Resigns

Associate Athletic Director Kobie Baker shows off the new player's lounge area. Baker's resignation came after Alabama had conducted an internal review of its basketball program. The probe also included the L...More..

by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Antonio Conte praises Chelsea team 'spirit' in fightback against Atleti

Tonight, Antonio Conte will be going for his second straight Champions League win but needs to overcome the odds in order to do so. "For us, it's very important to play this type of game: away against one o...More..

by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Chelsea fight back to stun Atletico with last-gasp victor

Only Sime Vrsaljko and Kevin Gameiro were missing for Diego Simeone's side as Wanda Metropolitano hosted its first-ever Champions League game. " Atletico Madrid defend well and both teams are strong at blo...More..

Steph Curry On That
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Steph Curry On That "Unity" Sports Illustrated Cover: "That Was Terrible"

The white background of the cover was highlighted by the Sports Illustrated title in blue and the tagline "A Nation Divided, Sports United" boldly laid over a red highlight, resembling the American flag. "Tha...More..

Barton backs United for title over City because of the weather
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Barton backs United for title over City because of the weather

United have taken a liking to the 4-0 scoreline this season, and we are backing the same scoreline as our prediction. Manchester United are without Paul Pogba thanks to a hamstring injury that seems to have ...More..

Henrikh Mkhitaryan backs Jose Mourinho's 'Playstation' comments
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Henrikh Mkhitaryan backs Jose Mourinho's 'Playstation' comments

This season though Mourinho appears to have changed tact with Mkhitaryan claiming the United boss no longer singles out players who have made mistakes. "I have started very well and will do my best to carry o...More..

Deshaun Watson donates first National Football League game check to Houston flood victims
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Deshaun Watson donates first National Football League game check to Houston flood victims

Watson gave the money from his first check to three cafeteria workers at NRG Stadium who were affected by Harvey. The Texans posted a video of the special gesture Wednesday on Twitter . Each woman gave Watso...More..

Diego Costa shows off his new Atletico kit
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Diego Costa shows off his new Atletico kit

Keep up to date with Atletico Madrid v Chelsea via our match centre. "To tell him so early that "you're finished and you should find yourself another club" I just thought was very, very odd". Chelsea r...More..

Packers place T Kyle Murphy on IR
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Packers place T Kyle Murphy on IR

Who are the Packers' healthy tackles? Bulaga did not practice on Tuesday after re-aggravating the ankle injury he suffered during the preseason - one that led to Murphy opening with the starters. Davon Hous...More..

Gareth Bale opens scoring for Real Madrid with incredibly satisfying volley
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Gareth Bale opens scoring for Real Madrid with incredibly satisfying volley

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane lauded Gareth Bale for his display against Borussia Dortmund , saying he was delighted for the attacker after a hard period. "I think he is a complete player". The Fren...More..

Kern County students improve on state test scores
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Kern County students improve on state test scores

The results showed that more than half of the state's students failed meeting the standard for English , and even more students missed the math standard. "Our goal is not to improve test scores on the CAASPP...More..

United States designation of Muslim Brotherhood as 'terrorist' group needs time: Al-Sisi
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

United States designation of Muslim Brotherhood as 'terrorist' group needs time: Al-Sisi

According to sources quoted in Israeli media, several other Egyptian officials participated in the meeting, including Foreign Minister Samah Shukry, Intelligence chief Khaled Fauzi, and Abbas Camel, the directo...More..

Hector Bellerin says Arsenal must keep momentum going against West Brom
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Hector Bellerin says Arsenal must keep momentum going against West Brom

It's a big game for Kieran Gibbs against his old club. Whereas, West Brom haven't secured a victory away since the second week of the season. "Television decides", he said . You can not sacrifice any compe...More..

England beat West Indies in rain-hit 4th ODI
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

England beat West Indies in rain-hit 4th ODI

England already knew they would be without Ben Stokes - included in the Ashes party and retained as Test vice-captain - after the star all-rounder was dropped following his arrest in Bristol on suspicion of ac...More..

Everton's link with Atletico forward makes a lot of sense
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Everton's link with Atletico forward makes a lot of sense

A failure to truly replace the Belgian means the closing of the transfer window last month hasn't stopped the rumour mill churning out fresh names for Evertonians to consider. The Mirror reports that Everton ...More..

North Korea asserts its right to shoot down U.S. bombers
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

North Korea asserts its right to shoot down U.S. bombers

Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers from Guam, along with U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, flew in global airspace over waters east of North Korea. Markey, a ranking member of the Senat...More..

Panthers players meet with team owner Jerry Richardson to discuss social issues
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Panthers players meet with team owner Jerry Richardson to discuss social issues

News of the meeting followed a Tuesday report from the Charlotte Observer that a group of players were upset that Richardson's "strongly held beliefs do not allow them to join the growing protests around th...More..

Steelers' Villanueva Donating Jersey Proceeds To Military Groups
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Steelers' Villanueva Donating Jersey Proceeds To Military Groups

Despite this, Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll likewise tried to distance his team's decision to not take the field during the playing of the National Anthem: "And (the focus) has been so directed at just ...More..

President Trump Angering Members Of NFL, NBA
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

President Trump Angering Members Of NFL, NBA

James said he found this particularly amusing because Curry was the person who initially said that he didn't want to go to the White House because he was opposed to Trump's actions as president. Presiden...More..

LeBron James on protests: 'My voice is more important than my knee'
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

LeBron James on protests: 'My voice is more important than my knee'

Kerr knows his team best, though, and he's absolutely right about the difference between catching the ball in a comfortable shooting position compared to having to drop down to pick up a low pass, or up top for...More..

City to test Mendy injury ahead of Donetsk game
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

City to test Mendy injury ahead of Donetsk game

And now the teams go head-to-head in midweek, with Fernandinho - a Shakhtar player from 2005 to 2013 - expecting an entertaining encounter. Mendy is going to see the famous Dr Ramon Cugat, Guardiola's most tr...More..

Robert Plant tickets for Boston concert go on sale Thursday
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Robert Plant tickets for Boston concert go on sale Thursday

A press release states that " Bluebirds Over The Mountain " was produced by Ersel Hickey and recorded later by Richie Valens and The Beach Boys. Plant released the track Tuesday and previewed the song on Twitte...More..

De Bruyne and Sterling strike as City sink Shakhtar
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

De Bruyne and Sterling strike as City sink Shakhtar

It didn't cost City victory over Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League , though. "I think we made a huge step towards qualification for the next stage". City didn't over-commit in search of killing the ...More..

Arsenal academy stars to get their chance against BATE
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Arsenal academy stars to get their chance against BATE

Borisov have not been beaten at home in Europe since Barcelona won here 2-0 eight games ago, but Wenger has travelled without most of his main stars, including Alex Lacazette, Alexis Sanchez , Mesut Ozil , La...More..

Neymar earns 3m euros per month at PSG
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Neymar earns 3m euros per month at PSG

Both PSG and Bayern are top of Group B following convincing victories over Celtic and RSC Anderlecht on matchday one but tonight's encounter is undoubtedly the one Emery would be anxious about. While ...More..

Brighton's Hemed given three-match ban for stamping
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Brighton's Hemed given three-match ban for stamping

Seagulls striker Hemed, who scored the only goal in his side's 1-0 win, had argued against the charge but has lost his case and the suspension will begin this week. Hemed, 30, was charged after an incident wher...More..

Cavani, Neymar on target as PSG outclass Bayern
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Cavani, Neymar on target as PSG outclass Bayern

The two players argued in the 2-0 win over Olympique Lyonnais nine days ago when Neymar tried to take a penalty instead of Uruguayan Cavani, who eventually had his spot-kick parried away by the keeper. But An...More..

Ticats unlikely to trade Manziel's rights this season
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Ticats unlikely to trade Manziel's rights this season

On Wednesday, the league announced that Manziel will be eligible to play in the CFL in 2018. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats made it known publicly earlier in the year that the former Texas A&M star was indeed on th...More..

Pedro Caixinha dismisses Rangers rift rumours with Las Vegas metaphor
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Pedro Caixinha dismisses Rangers rift rumours with Las Vegas metaphor

Caixinha was upbeat when looking ahead to the 90 minutes coming up this week at Accies' SuperSeal Stadium and he was quick to defend midfielder Carlos Pena when asked if the decision to take the Mexican off aft...More..

Yankees Fan Ejected For Tipping Pitches
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Yankees Fan Ejected For Tipping Pitches

In the very first inning of the Yankees-Rays game on Tuesday night, Hicks robbed Wilson Ramos of a grand slam. The Yankees are still in the race for the AL East division title, but time is running out to ...More..

San Jose Sharks' Joel Ward may bring national anthem protests to NHL
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

San Jose Sharks' Joel Ward may bring national anthem protests to NHL

Ward, who is Canadian and one of about 30 black players now in the league, told the San Jose Mercury News that protesting during "The Star Spangled Banner" is "definitely something I wouldn't cross out". "I d...More..

Raphael Varane signs new five-year Real Madrid deal
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Raphael Varane signs new five-year Real Madrid deal

The 24-year-old France worldwide central defender, who joined Los Blancos from Lens for 10million euros in summer 2011 and has made nearly 200 appearances for the club, will have his new deal officially announc...More..

Rory McIlroy ready to tee it up at British Masters
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Rory McIlroy ready to tee it up at British Masters

It was also 10 years ago, and just days after the fanfare of McIlroy turning professional, that Westwood won the 2007 British Masters at The Belfry, in the English Midlands. But the headliner is McIlroy, who ad...More..

Ray Lewis 'Explains' Why He Knelt During National Anthem
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Ray Lewis 'Explains' Why He Knelt During National Anthem

He added, referring to the grown men in the National Football League, "I'm watching young kids just confused". "I dropped on two knees - both knees - so I can simply honor God in the midst of chaos", he said ...More..

White House holds first press briefing since Trump NFL comments
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

White House holds first press briefing since Trump NFL comments

The news of the day was about much more than what happened on the field. That was no surprise, given the events of a weekend that included Trump rescinding the champion Golden State Warriors' invitation to th...More..

by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

England v Windies: Watch highlights from the fourth ODI at the Oval

WEST INDIES star Evin Lewis had to be wheeled off on a stretcher after smashing ball into own foot against England . Explosive Jamaican batsman Chris Gayle was dismissed for two in the opening over. He was ...More..

Former NFL star Ed 'Too Tall' Jones reacts to protests
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Former NFL star Ed 'Too Tall' Jones reacts to protests

KELLY: President Trump has criticized players for kneeling during the national anthem. According to Deadline , the ratings for " Sunday Night Football", which saw the Oakland Raiders play the Washington...More..

Donald Trump pulls Usain Bolt into United States national anthem debate
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Donald Trump pulls Usain Bolt into United States national anthem debate

President Donald Trump continued a multiday crusade against athletes who kneel during the U.S. national anthem by tweeting a video of Jamaican Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt . The peaceful protests beg...More..

Lester Wiltfong looks ahead to Bears-Packers on Sports Feed
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Lester Wiltfong looks ahead to Bears-Packers on Sports Feed

Jones played the hybrid linebacker position as one of four safeties the Packers played for most of the game Sunday. The 6-8, 309 pound tackle was picked up by Arizona past year and made three starts at right ...More..

Trump to visit Puerto Rico next week to survey hurricane damage
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Trump to visit Puerto Rico next week to survey hurricane damage

Trump dismissed charges he neglected Puerto Rico while spending too much time on the anthem controversy. "With so much damage to infrastructure and facilities, this will be a challenge, but we remain optimis...More..

by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Pulis Blames Officiating For West Brom Defeat To Arsenal

Arsenal will now switch their attention to the Europa League as they prepare to travel to BATE Borisov on Thursday night. "In the first half they had a very direct and intense game to stop us playing", said ...More..

Pochettino: My wife is jealous because I love Kane
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Pochettino: My wife is jealous because I love Kane

Kane, at present, can do no wrong. "It's part of being more mature", Kane said . Son Heung-min and Sallai both had sights at goal early in the second period and when Apoel got in down the left again, thi...More..

Diego Costa officially completes move to Atletico Madrid from Chelsea
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Diego Costa officially completes move to Atletico Madrid from Chelsea

Diego Costa's move to rejoin Atletico from Chelsea was completed on the eve of the Group C contest, with the striker able to play once the Spanish side's transfer embargo is lifted in January. And Spain worl...More..

Leicester forward Vardy: I felt sick after Liverpool penalty miss
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Leicester forward Vardy: I felt sick after Liverpool penalty miss

That's what we needed and what we can build on. "That's never easy, especially in the position we're in". The playmaker was back to his best against Leicester as he scored from a brilliant free-kick and a...More..

DD National to telecast live India-Australia 4th ODI tomorrow
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

DD National to telecast live India-Australia 4th ODI tomorrow

Mayank Shrivastav Student If the Aussies get a chance to set a target for Indians, it would be hard for us to chase with the type of batting line up we have and win 5-0. "He possesses ability with the bat, bal...More..

Superb Daria Kasatkina storms past Simona Halep — WTA Wuhan
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Superb Daria Kasatkina storms past Simona Halep — WTA Wuhan

The 25-year-old Czech overpowered Zhang 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in just over two hours, breaking an unlucky streak for the competition's top seeds that has seen nine of them exit the Chinese tournament over the first two...More..

4th ODI: India to take on Australia in Bengaluru tomorrow
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

4th ODI: India to take on Australia in Bengaluru tomorrow

India's current victory run started on July 6 this year with an eight-wicket win over West Indies in the fifth and last match of that series at Sabina Park. "They've got great spinners, unbelievable batting an...More..

Stoke 0-4 Chelsea: Alvaro Morata scores hat-trick
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Stoke 0-4 Chelsea: Alvaro Morata scores hat-trick

The 28-year-old striker played for Atletico in several stints, and more permanently from 2012 until moving to Chelsea. "You have to replace him and I think the club were very patient in the market and found the...More..